(CTC or virtual colonoscopy), recommended every five years, is a less-invasive alternative to colonoscopy, although bowl prep is still required.
(1) Last, recent data demonstrate that colonoscopy has made substantial strides in improving sensitivity, whereas CT colonography
has, arguably, been stagnant.
or colonoscopic examinations were conducted on all patients at least once during the follow-up period.
In addition to home-based tests, CT Colonography
(CTC) is an important, non-invasive method by which Americans can undergo colon cancer screenings.
Other options include the multi-targeted stool DNA test, commonly referred to as Cologuard, which can be completed every three years, a colonoscopy every 10 years, or a CT colonography
every five years.
Louisa said: "I had expressed for some time how I'd like to progress further with CT colonography
. "So I was really happy when we were able to secure the funding and I was told I would be a great fit for the role.
uses CT imaging to view the colon and rectum.
for population screening of colorectal cancer: hints from European trials.
Mascalchi, "Role of preoperative CT colonography
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While a colon cleanse is still required, a CT colonography
is not as invasive as a colonoscopy and often requires no sedation.
They may also want to look at the National Mammography Database and the CT Colonography