TITLE

Study says CT colonography, colonoscopy similar in results

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Karen
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;10/18/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 200, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27165945

 

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