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Normal Anatomy

  • Franco Iafrate
  • Andrea Laghi
Chapter

Abstract

To report CT colonography (CTC) studies, radiologists must have a working knowledge of normal colorectal anatomy and be comfortable evaluating the colon in “soft copy” format in the axial plane as well as in multiplanar and endoluminal reconstructions. This chapter focuses on normal colorectal anatomy and normal variants as seen on CTC.

Keywords

Sigmoid Colon Splenic Flexure Ileocecal Valve Hepatic Flexure Soft Copy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Head of CT Colonography Unit, Department of Radiological SciencesSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological SciencesSapienza Università di RomaLatinaItaly

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