Virtual Colonoscopy

A Practical Guide

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ISBN: 978-3-540-79879-8 (Print) 978-3-540-79886-6 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Why We Do CTC: Screening for Colorectal Cancer

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    Pages 17-28

    The Performance of CTC

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    Pages 29-35

    Starting CT Colonography in Your Department

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    Pages 38-47

    The Eligible Patient: Indications and Contraindications

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    Pages 49-59

    Patient Preparation for CT Colonography

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    Pages 61-73

    The Prerequisite: Faecal Tagging

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    Pages 75-86

    How to Get the Colon Distended?

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    Pages 87-95

    Right Parameters

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    Pages 98-110

    How to Interpret CTC Data: Evaluation of the Different Lesion Morphologies

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    Pages 111-137

    How to Avoid Pitfalls in Imaging: Causes and Solutions to Overcome False-Negatives and False-Positives

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    Pages 139-152

    3D Imaging: Invaluable for the Correct Diagnosis?

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    Pages 153-163

    The Challenge: Detection of Early-Stage Superficial Colorectal Lesions

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    Pages 165-173

    Extracolonic Findings

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    Pages 175-189

    The Future: Computer-Aided Detection

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    Pages 191-197

    Quality and Consistency in Reporting CT Colonography

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    Pages 199-217

    Virtual Colonoscopy: Beyond Polyp Detection

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    Pages 219-239

    Pictorial Overview of Normal Anatomy, Mimics of Disease, and Neoplasia Using CT Colonography

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 241-253