Colonography Gp Talk 2 Sept 2008

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Talk on CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) for primary care physicians

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Colonography Gp Talk 2 Sept 2008

  1. 1. CT colonography (Virtual colonoscopy) Dr Peng Hui LEE Consultant Radiologist MEHT www.midessexray.com
  2. 2. Bowel Cancer ● 3rd most common cancer in UK ● 2nd most common in women after breast ● 3rd most common in men after lung and prostate ● 2nd most common cause of cancer death in UK ● 36 766 new diagnoses in 2005 ● 1 in 20 people in UK during lifetime
  3. 3. Detection ● Flex sig ● Colonoscopy ● Ba Enema ● CT colonography ● MR colonography (experimental) ● Stool tests (FOB, FIT, eDNA)

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