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Groups Urge Congress to Cover CT Colonography
Patient and provider groups call on Congress to pass legislation requiring coverage of CT colonography screening.
CT Colonography Cost-Effective for Colorectal Cancer Screening
Using CT colonography for screening of colorectal cancer among Medicare patients is cost-effective.
Rads Should Rely on Decision-Making, Not Detection, Skills
Radiologists reading CT colonography may see difficult-to-detect polyps but not consciously register them.
USPSTF: Lack of Evidence for Screening with CT Colonography
Draft recommendations from the USPSTF on colorectal cancer screening omit CT colonography as a preferred screening method.
Screening CT Colonography for Osteoporosis
CT colonography to screen for colorectal cancer also gives physicians the opportunity to assess patients for osteoporosis.
Low-Tube-Voltage CTC Reduces Dose
Using low-tube voltage CTC provides adequate image quality at lower radiation doses.
On Imaging Healthy People
Radiologists need to prepare for screening asymptomatic patients.
CT Colonography: Navigating the Path to Reimbursement
VIDEO: Reimbursement for CT colonography has been a complicated path, but radiologists shouldn’t wait to pursue local coverage and set up a screening program, said Perry Pickhardt, MD.
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