not only in regards to the colonoscopy but for other conditions as well," Dr. Yee said.
Dr. Yee's research represents the longest follow-up (3.6 years) of patients after CTC and is one of the first to include average-risk patients among the study cohort. There was no significant difference between the numbers of clinically important findings in average-
and high-risk patients.
Ref: "Incidentally Discovered Extracolonic Abnormalities at CT Colonography in a Male Population." Naveen N. Kumar, M.D., Suchitra Godara, M.B.B.S., Janice Casamina, M.D., Robert Hom, M.D., Gregory Galdino, M.D., Peter Dell, M.D., and Darice Liu, M.D., collaborated with Dr. Yee on this paper.
Contact: Maureen Morley
Radiological Society of North America
News Source: Eureka Alert
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