Items Tagged ‘virtual colonoscopy’

February 27, 2012

Virtual Colon Screen Works for Seniors

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The diagnostic performance of virtual colonoscopy doesn’t appear to be diminished in older patients, researchers found in a trial analysis that has reignited contention over the technology. Sensitivity and specificity of CT colonography for large neoplasms both overall and on a per-polyp basis were statistically similar for a Medicare-age population and for those under 65, […]

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Tags: C. Daniel Johnson, large neoplasms, virtual colonoscopy

February 24, 2012

Virtual Colonoscopy Effective Screening Tool

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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

February 23, 2012

Virtual Colonoscopies Suitable for People 65 and Older, Mayo Clinic Research Shows

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A new study, led by a physician from Mayo Clinic in Arizona, shows that virtual colonoscopy isn’t just for younger people. The American College of Radiology Imaging Network study published in Radiology now indicates that virtual colonoscopy is comparable to standard colonoscopy for people better than 65 years old…C. Daniel Johnson, M.D., Chair of the […]

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Tags: C. Daniel Johnson, Department of Radiology, Radiology, The American College of Radiology Imaging Network, virtual colonoscopy

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