Scheduling, Performing, and Reporting Computed Tomographic Colonography

  • Abraham H. DachmanEmail author


The purpose of this chapter is to provide a practical guide for setting up a computed tomographic colonography (CTC) practice commencing with processing the initial request by a potential patient or clinician, selecting the patient cathartic and tagging agent (these issues are detailed in Chap. 6, “Patient Preparation and Tagging”), training technologists in performing the actual CTC exam (scanning and insufflation), training radiologists in interpreting the exam, and concluding with guidelines for communicating the results.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of Chicago Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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