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Virtual colonoscopy "still not ready for screening"

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Virtual colonoscopy by CT scanning is less able to detect small polyps than conventional colonoscopy, according to a new study. However, its sensitivity to colorectal carcinomas, and to polyps bigger than 6mm, is equal to the more invasive technique, the researchers concluded in the New England Journal of Medicine (November 11).

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