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Title Atlas of virtual colonoscopy : comprehensive atlas and fundamentals / Abraham H. Dachman, Andrea Laghi (Editors)
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York : Springer, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xix, 307 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Virtual colonoscopy: from concept to implementation -- Global implementation of computed tomography colonography -- Epidemiology and screening of colorectal cancer -- Implementation and clinical trials in the United States -- Clinical trials in Europe -- Patient preparation and tagging -- Scheduling, performing, and reporting computed tomographic colonography -- Computed tomographic colonography: image display methods -- Nonpolypoid colorectal neoplasia -- Magnetic resonance colonography -- Extracolonic findings -- Computer-aided diagnosis in computed tomography colonography -- Normal anatomy -- Sessile polyps -- Pedunculated polyps -- Diminutive polyps -- Flat lesions -- Stool, diverticulosis -- Masses -- Pitfalls and miscellaneous
Summary "Atlas of Virtual Colonoscopy" thoroughly revises and updates Abraham Dachman's bestselling first edition. Joined in this edition by co-editor Andrea Laghi, Dr. Dachman has expanded the focus of the text to cover fundamental topics of this rapidly evolving technology, including the history of virtual colonoscopy, a review of clinical trial data from throughout the world, and a presentation of clinical background information. Also included are chapters covering patient preparation and tagging, performing and reporting virtual colonoscopy, viewing methods, MR colonography, and computer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Colonoscopy -- Atlases
Colonoscopy -- methods
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Genre/Form atlases.
Scientific atlases
Form Electronic book
Author Dachman, Abraham H.
Laghi, Andrea.
ISBN 9781441958525