Study says CT colonography, colonoscopy similar in results

Young, Karen
October 2007
Medical Device Daily;10/18/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 200, p1
The article presents information on a study that compared computed tomography colonography (CTC) and traditional optical colonoscopy (OC) using an endoscope for colorectal cancer screening. The study concluded that primary CTC and OC screening strategies gave similar results in detecting advanced neoplasia, although the numbers of polypectomies and complications were considerably smaller in the CTC group.


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