CT Virtual Colonoscopy

CT Virtual Colonoscopy

CT Virtual Colonoscopy

Excel Medical Imaging

  • New minimally invasive method for early detection of colon cancer!
  • A proven superior replacement for conventional barium enema for diagnosis, patient comfort, and radiation dose. 2,4
  • Proven efficacy comparable to standard colonoscopy for the general population! 3,5
  • Lower risk of complications than standard colonoscopy.
  • Improved ability to find cancers and abnormalities beyond the colon! 1,3,5
  • Same day procedure!
  • No need for sedation or general anesthesia.
  • Covered by most private insurers!
  • Ask your doctor if CT colonoscopy is right for you! Have one at Excel today!
  • Note, high risk and other select patients may still benefit from standard colonoscopy over other less invasive modalities. Ask your doctor before pursuing any medical diagnostic exam.

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  2. Halligan S, Wooldrage K, Dadswell E, et al: Computed tomographic colonography versus barium enema for diagnosis of colorectal cancer or large polyps in symptomatic patients (SIGGAR): A multicentre randomized trial. Lancet. February 13, 2013
  3. Atkin W, Dadswell E, Wooldrage K, et al: Computed tomographic colonography versus colonoscopy for investigation of patients with symptoms suggestive of colorectal cancer (SIGGAR): A multicentre randomized trial. Lancet February 13, 2013 
  4. Kim et al. CT Colonography versus Colonoscopy for the Detection of Advanced Neoplasia. N Engl J Med 2007; 357:1403-1412. October 4, 2007. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa070543 
  5. Pickhardt PJ et al. CT Colonographic Screening of Patients With a Family History of Colorectal Cancer: Comparison With Adults at Average Risk and Implications for Guidelines. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Jan 26:1-7. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.16724 

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