Computer tomographic colonography

What is Computer tomographic colonography?

Computer tomographic colonography meaning A method to examine the inside of the colon by taking a series of x-rays. A computer is used to make 2-dimensional (2-D) and 3-D pictures of the colon from these x-rays. The pictures can be saved, changed to give better viewing angles, and reviewed after the procedure, even years later.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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