Items Tagged ‘Dr. C. Daniel Johnson’

November 20, 2013

Mayo Clinic Replaces Liters of Laxative for Colonography With Four Pills

By Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., has announced it has replaced the multiple liters of laxative consumed by people in preparation for a CT colonography with four pills, according to a news release. Patients undergoing CT colonography, also known as virtual colonoscopy, now take four tablets of the cleansing agent bisacodyl. Mayo instituted the new protocol […]

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Tags: Becker's ASC Review, colonoscopy, Dr. C. Daniel Johnson, laxative

February 24, 2012

Virtual Colonoscopy Effective Screening Tool


This study looks at whether both exams are as effective for adults over 65 as they are for adults between 50 and 65 years of age. In the study Doctor C. Daniel Johnson of Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, and a team of researchers conducted a follow-up analysis of data from the National CT Colonography […]

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Tags: Dr. C. Daniel Johnson, National CT Colonography Trial, optical colonoscopy, virtual colonoscopy

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