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does a ct colonography show pelvis/abdomen too or just intestines?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Only colon: Only colon it is supposed to replace colonoscopy so far not as good
Answered on Jun 11, 2016
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Focus on GI tract.: While the initial pictures may reveal general findings within the abdomen and pelvis, the study is geared towards the computer-generated reconstruction of the large intestines to create the "virtual colonoscopy". This rendering is reviewed by the radiologist.
Answered on Feb 17, 2016

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