Atlas of Virtual Colonoscopy

Atlas of Virtual Colonoscopy

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Atlas of Virtual Colonoscopy thoroughly revises and updates Abraham Dachmana€™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 aided detection. The second part of the text presents an atlas of high-resolution images with detailed explanations of teaching points, covering normal anatomy; sessile, pedunculated, diminutive and flat lesions; masses; stool and diverticula; and common pitfalls. Atlas of Virtual Colonoscopy is a valuable resource for all radiologists and gastroenterologists interested in learning the fundamentals of this exciting technique.Although these incidental discoveries may be important, the cost-effectiveness of this screening is still up for debate. The diversity ... Effect of rising chemotherapy costs on the cost savings of colorectal ... Winawer SJ, Zauber AG, Ho MN, et al.

Title:Atlas of Virtual Colonoscopy
Author:Abraham Dachman, Andrea Laghi
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-12-06


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