CTC: Why We Do It
Joseph T. Ferrucci 1
1 Starting CT Colonography in Your Department
Alan O'Hare and Helen Fenlon 7
2 The Eligible Patient: Indications and Contraindications
Ayodale S. Odulate and Koenraad J. Mortele 13
3 Patient Preparation for CT Colonography
Judy Yee 23
4 The Alternative: Faecal Tagging
Philippe Lefere and Stefaan Gryspeerdt 35
5 How to Get the Colon Distended?
David Burling, Stuart Taylor, and Steve Halligan 51
6 The Right Scanner Parameters to Use
Andrea Laghi and Pasquale Paolantonio 61
7 How to Interpret the Data Sets?
Beth G. McFarland 73
8 How to Avoid Pitfalls in Imaging. Causes and Solutions to Overcome False Negatives and False Positives
Stefaan Gryspeerdt and Philippe Lefere 87
9 3D Imaging: Invaluable for the Correct Diagnosis?
Ayso H. de Vries, Rogier E. van Gelder , and Jaap Stoker 117
10 Extracolonic Findings in CT Colonography
Stefaan Gryspeerdt and Philippe Lefere 129
11 The Future: Computer-Aided Detection
Hiroyuki Yoshida 137
12 Quality and Consistency in Reporting CT Colonography
Abraham H. Dachman and Michael Zalis 153
13 Virtual Colonoscopy Beyond Polyp Detection?
Thomas Mang, Wolfgang Schima, Andrea Maier, and Peter Pokieser 161
14 Pictorial Overview of Normal Anatomy, Mimics of Disease, and Neoplasia at CT Colonography
Joel G. Fletcher and Fargol Booya 175
Subject Index 193
List of Contributors 199
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