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  • 09.9.10

    Study finds VC Cost-Effective if Tiny Polyps are Ignored

    AuntMinnie | Eric Barnes

    Virtual colonoscopy is cost-effective for colorectal cancer screening, assuming that only patients with polyps 6 mm or larger are referred for polypectomy, a new French study has concluded. Removing the smallest lesions is not only prohibitively expensive, the yield in terms of additional colorectal cancer cases is minimal, the authors reported.

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