Virtual colonoscopy

What is Virtual colonoscopy?

Virtual colonoscopy or CT Colonography is a procedure in which the images of X-rays are converted in three dimensional images of the colon (large intestine) by the help of computers. The procedure is used to diagnose certain diseases of colon and bowels including polyps and cancer.

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YEARS AGO, A COLONOSCOPY COULD NOT BE COMPLETED DUE TO TWISTED COLON. A VIRTUAL ONE WAS DONE. NOW YEARS LATER, I AM HAVING A LOT OF DIFFICULTY WITH...

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Please go ahead with the virtual colonoscopy as scheduled

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What is your opinion of virtual colonoscopy versus regular colonoscopy for suspected diverticulitis. How soon should you wait after your first...

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Virtual colonoscopy is better and done 4 to 6 weeks after attack

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I...

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I am filing a reconsideration appeal with Medicare requesting that my virtual colonoscopy be approved for reimbursement. I am looking for specific...

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if at risk of bleeding during regular colonoscopy then you'd get virtual colonoscopy done

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