Computed tomographic colonography without cathartic preparation performed well in detecting colorectal polyps

March 2005
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p49
Academic Journal
The article cites a study which compares the diagnostic performance of lowdose multidetector computed tomographic colonography without bowel cathartic preparation with optical colonoscopy for detection of colorectal polyps. The study was published in the 2004 issue of the journal "Gastroenterology." The study concludes that low-dose multidetector computed tomographic colonography without bowel cathartic preparation could be compared favorably with optical colonoscopy for detection of colorectal polyps.


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