Screening of Colon Cancer with Virtual Colonoscopy in the United States Current Status and Future Potential Hiroyuki Yoshida 1 1Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, U.S.A. Keyword: colon cancer , screening , virtual colonoscopy pp.1379-1386
Published Date 2002/10/25
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1403104564
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 We describe the background concerning why virtual colonoscopy has been advocated as a screening tool for colorectal cancer in the United States. We also describe the current performance of virtual colonoscopy in the detection of polyps, the current use of virtual colonoscopy in the United States, and future challenges for virtual colonoscopy.

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