2008 - CT colonography had 90% sensitivity and 86% specificity for diagnosing large adenomas and cancer in asymptomatic adults

Kastrinos, Fay; Lebwohl, Benjamin; Neugut, Alfred I.
February 2009
ACP Journal Club;2/17/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 2, p11
Academic Journal
The article presents a research conducted by researcher C.D. Johnson and colleagues on finding the accuracy in computed tomographic colonography (CTC) for detecting colorectal cancer and adenomas 10 mm in diameter in asymptomatic adults. The study was conducted on 2600 asymptomatic adults of 50 years of age, who were scheduled to have routine colonoscopy.


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