CT Colonography: Updated

  • Daniel C. Johnson
  • Michael Macari


Computed tomography (CT) colonography has been in development for more than a decade, with hundreds of articles now published on its performance and technical capabilities. With the conclusion and publication of the National CT Colonography trial [1] and endorsement of the technique for screening by a multi-society task force (including the American Cancer Society, American College of Radiology, US Multi-society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer) [2], the clinical validation of CT colonography in the prepared colon has been completed. This chapter highlights the most important current issues for CT colonography.


Compute Tomography Colonography Virtual Colonoscopy Develop Colon Cancer Extracolonic Finding Compute Tomography Compute Tomography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel C. Johnson
    • 1
  • Michael Macari
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMayo ClinicScottsdaleUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyNew York University Langone School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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