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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Heuschmid, M; Luz, O; Schaefer, JF; Kopp, AF; Claussen, CD; Seemann, MD 
Title:
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC): Possibilities and limitations of clinical application in colorectal polyps and cancer. 
Abstract:
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Europe and the United States. Most colorectal cancers develop from adenomatous polyps over a number of years. Early detection of polyps eliminates the risk of subsequent carcinomas. Computed tomographic (CT) colonography is a diagnostic technique detecting colorectal neoplasms. With the introduction of multidetector-row computed tomography (MD-CT), CT colonography (CTC) has gained influence as a new diagnostic tool in earl...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Technol Cancer Res Treat 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
201-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1533-0346 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik