colonography

colonography

 [ko″lon-og´rah-fe]

colonography

(kō-lon-og'a-fē),
Imaging study of the colon, most often using CT or MRI.
See also: barium enema.

colonography

/co·lon·og·ra·phy/ (ko″lon-og´rah-fe) imaging of the colon, as by computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging.

colonography

[ko′lonog′rah-fe]
imaging of the colon, as by computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging.
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Angiography of the abdominal aorta and its branches, angiography of the thoracic aorta and its branches, ct scan of pulmonary embolism, angiography of extra and intracranial vessels, ct-complex study of the abdominal cavity and retroperitoneal space with virtual colonography
Bracco Diagnostics said the computed tomographic (CT) colonography (CTC, virtual colonoscopy) is a diagnostics imaging test that provides a computer-simulated endoluminal perspective of the colon and is a validated screening test for colorectal cancer (CRC).
In the pack the medics also tell you to stop eating high-fibre foods - such as brown bread, fruit, and vegetables - two days before the scan to prepare for a procedure known as a colonography.
Key topics discussed include: the declining utilization of barium contrast agents due to the emergence of endoscopy and CT colonography as favorable alternatives for gastrointestinal imaging, and the effects that recent safety concerns surrounding paramagnetic contrast media may have on the MRI contrast media market.
CT colonography is non-invasive and does not require sedation, but patients still must complete a full bowel preparation and inflation of the colon with air.
This service provides patients with a clinical assessment, endoscopy procedure and CT colonography, all on the same day.
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC) is a radiologic test that detects cancer indirectly, but does not allow removal of polyps or biopsy of abnormal lesions.
com)-- The electronic teaching file format of CT Colonography Video Case Review, recently published by Thieme, captures interactive work station video reviews of 50 CTC clinical cases, presented and narrated by the major authorities in the field.
Perhaps screening and diagnostic colonography could ultimately become the new standard approach to colon cancer surveillance.
Our state-of-the-art 128 slice mobile Computerised Tomography (CT) scanner looks at the brain, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, kidneys, sinus and feet and hands, as well as performing colonography, to look for polyps inside the bowel or cancers in the colon or rectum.
It also has new images and expanded discussions of high-resolution CT, lung nodule assessment and lung cancer screening, CT pulmonary embolism diagnosis, CT enterography, CT enteroclysis, CT colonography, and optimizing CT techniques in musculoskeletal diagnosis, in addition to updated descriptions and illustrations of normal anatomy and incidental findings, and updated disease classifications, including those for pulmonary adenocarcinoma, diffuse lung diseases, and pancreatic lesions.
Computerised Tomography (CT), Colonography (CTC) or virtual colonoscopy involves distension of the bowel with carbon dioxide (CO2)) and the production of cross-sectional imaging of the abdominal organs.