Comparison of CT Colonoscopy and Conventional Colonoscopy in Patients with Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Symptoms
Beno Jefferson, I. Venkatraman, Vinoth Kumar, M. Prabakaran
CT colonoscopy is an upcoming revolutionary modality of imaging pertaining to the colon. It challenges the efficacy of conventional colonoscopy in evaluation of colorectal lesions. Our study included 50 patients with lower GI symptoms who were evaluated by CT colonoscopy and results were compared to conventional colonoscopy and documented by histopathology in all cases. 37 of them had positive colonic findings, 13 were normal. The results in our study showed that CT colonoscopy is almost comparable to conventional colonoscopy in diagnosing and evaluating colonic lesions , especially inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal malignancy.
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