The Preparation

The preparation takes one day and is performed the day before CT colonography. It consists of three

Fig. 4.1. The residual stool in the ascending and descending colon is tagged and appears white on the two-dimensional images, facilitating diagnosis

main parts: 1) a low residue diet; 2) faecal tagging with barium; 3) mild cathartic cleansing (LeferE et al. 2005a). The preparation can be performed in an ambulatory manner without interrupting the normal daily activity and is routinely used at our department.

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