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CT: Virtual Colonoscopy: How to prepare and what to expect - 09/2022
CT: Virtual Colonoscopy: How to prepare and what to expect
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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.
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
Digestive System Disorders
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
CT Scan (computed tomography scan)