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CT: Virtual Colonoscopy: How to prepare and what to expect

CT: Virtual Colonoscopy: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains a virtual colonoscopy, which is a CT scan of the colon that uses a special X-ray machine to take detailed pictures. It includes how the scan works, how it is done, how to prepare, what to expect during the scan, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2008
Revision Date
08/2019
PDFs
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General Subject
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Diagnostic Tests
Digestive System Disorders
Specific Subject/Keyword
Colonoscopy
Radiology
CT Scan (computed tomography scan)
Languages
English
Record ID
3483