Published in Cancer Weekly, August 16th, 2005
In the study, 45 virtual colonoscopy patients out of 500, or 9%, were found to have clinically important extracolonic findings ranging from kidney cancers to abdominal aortic aneurysms. In 35 of the patients, or 7%, these conditions had not been previously diagnosed.
"That's a fairly large percentage," observed principal investigator and lead author Judy Yee, MD, chief of radiology at SFVAMC. "Depending on the patient...
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