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Global Implementation of Computed Tomography Colonography

  • Thomas Mang
  • Patricia Carrascosa
  • Philippe Lefere
  • Tanya Chawla
  • Mehdi Cadi
  • Patrick Rogalla
  • Martina Morrin
  • Jacob Sosna
  • Andrea Laghi
  • Gen Iinuma
  • Seong Ho Park
  • Valeria Fisichella
  • Stuart A. Taylor
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter is a series of short essays composed by key researchers and advocates of computed tomography colonography from several different countries. I hope this will help document some important historical information regarding the development of computed tomography colonography on a global scale. This information is not available in print in any single source and often incorporates a historical perspective never before appearing in print. Each section has its own style, content, and references. The essays are listed in alphabetical order of the country discussed: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Authors provided photographs of themselves and/or their research team, which are provided in an appendix at the back of the book.

Keywords

Fecal Occult Blood Testing Compute Tomographic Colonography Colorectal Cancer Screening Fecal Immunochemical Test Virtual Colonoscopy 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Mang
    • 1
  • Patricia Carrascosa
    • 2
  • Philippe Lefere
    • 3
    • 4
  • Tanya Chawla
    • 5
  • Mehdi Cadi
    • 6
  • Patrick Rogalla
    • 7
  • Martina Morrin
    • 8
  • Jacob Sosna
    • 9
  • Andrea Laghi
    • 10
  • Gen Iinuma
    • 11
  • Seong Ho Park
    • 12
  • Valeria Fisichella
    • 13
  • Stuart A. Taylor
    • 14
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Vincent Lopez HeadquartersBuenos AiresArgentina
  3. 3.Stedelijk ZiekenhuisRoeselareBelgium
  4. 4.The Virtual Colonoscopy Teaching CentreHoogledeBelgium
  5. 5.Joint Department of Medical ImagingUniversity of Toronto, Mount sinai HospitalTorontoCanada
  6. 6.Radiology DepartmentPitié Sâlpetriere HospitalParisFrance
  7. 7.Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, Charité University HospitalUniversitätsmedizin BerlinBerlinGermany
  8. 8.Consultant RadiologistBeaumont Hospital and RCSIDublinIreland
  9. 9.CT, Director of Research and Imaging Laboratories, Department of RadiologyHadassah Hebrew University Medical CenterJerusalemIsrael
  10. 10.Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Polo PontinoSapienza, Università di RomaLatinaItaly
  11. 11.Diagnostic Radiology DivisionNational Cancer Center HospitalTokyoJapan
  12. 12.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical CenterSeoulKorea
  13. 13.Sahlgrenska University HospitalGothenburgSweden
  14. 14.University College London and University College London HospitalsLondonUnited Kingdom

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