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CT colon screening without bowel prep IDs adenomas 10 mm and larger

Computed tomographic colonography (CTC) without bowel preparation correctly identified more than 90% of adenomas ≥10 mm in a recent multicenter study. Key Point: Laxative-free colonography is accurate at detecting adenomas 10 mm and larger but is less reliable for detecting smaller lesions. Most polyps that affect survival are 10 mm… 

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Childhood CT scans tied to increased risk of leukemia and brain cancer

The use of CT scans is rising in India and throughout the rest of the world. Computed tomography (CT) scans can expose the body to relatively high doses of radiation, to which children are particularly sensitive. Exposure to 50 mGy and 60 mGy of radiation during childhood CT scans may

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