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The technique detects polyps, but requires no sedatives or bowel preparation.
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have found that colonoscopy preparation drugs administered the same day as the procedure are equally effective to those given the night before and the morning of the procedure, but result in less complaints of side effects such as abdominal pain, sleep loss and workday interference.
Colonoscopy in children is a highly specialized procedure which is not often performed in the Chinese population.
A new, large-scale study of more than 10,000 adults found that more than one in every 200 asymptomatic people screened with CT colonography, or virtual colonoscopy, had clinically unsuspected malignant cancer and more than half of the cancers were located outside the colon.
STONY BROOK, N.Y., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Viatronix Incorporated, a Stony Brook, New York, based company announced that its V3D-Colon software is used at the National Naval Medical Center where the President's annual physical was done.
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Medicare Should Cover Screening CT Colonography for Older Americans Who Want It WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama, in his first routine physical exam as commander in chief, received a CT colonography (CTC), commonly known as a virtual colonoscopy, to screen him for colorectal cancer.
Experts Available to Explain Screening Options for March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month BETHESDA, Md., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent reports of President Obama's CT colonography, or virtual colonoscopy, as a screening test for colorectal cancer and coverage by the Associated Press of an NIH State-of-the-Science conference heralding stool blood tests as an inexpensive alternative to colonoscopy may leave many consumers wondering which colorectal cancer test is best for them.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Oak Brook, Ill., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A family history of colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer or CRC, puts people at higher than average risk for developing the disease.
Colonoscopy is operator-dependent and substantial numbers of pre-cancerous polyps are missed during colonoscopy.
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