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  • 06.6.11

    Some VC Patients Won’t Consider Other Screening Exams

    AuntMinnie | Eric Barnes

    Nearly all individuals screened with virtual colonoscopy are satisfied enough to say that they prefer the exam for future colorectal cancer screening, according to a study presented at last month’s Digestive Disease Week meeting in Chicago. In fact, some patients said they would skip screening entirely if virtual colonoscopy (also known as CT colonography or CTC) were unavailable, suggesting that VC might increase screening compliance among individuals who are hesitant to undergo conventional colonoscopy.

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