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Influence of tagged fecal material on detectability of colorectal polyps at CT: phantom study.

Authors
  • de Vries, Ayso H
  • Venema, Henk W
  • Florie, Jasper
  • Nio, Chung Y
  • Stoker, Jaap
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Roentgenology
Publisher
American Roentgen Ray Society
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2008
Volume
191
Issue
4
Pages
1101–1101
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2214/AJR.07.3740
PMID: 18806150
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

If polyps are covered by fecal material, a considerably higher tube charge setting is needed for adequate visualization than is needed for polyps in a completely cleansed colon, especially when the density of the tagged residue is low.

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