Colorectal Cancer Screening and Computerized Tomographic by Joseph C. Anderson M.D. (auth.), Brooks D. Cash (eds.) PDF

By Joseph C. Anderson M.D. (auth.), Brooks D. Cash (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461459427

ISBN-13: 9781461459422

ISBN-10: 1461459435

ISBN-13: 9781461459439

Colorectal melanoma Screening and automatic Tomographic Colonography: A accomplished Overview is an authoritative quantity on CT colonography. based in a fashion that might permit the reader to appreciate the sensible and bigger public wellbeing and fitness concerns surrounding either CT colonography and CRC screening as a rule, the textual content is designed to arrive a vast viewers of expert clinicians and first care physicians. The publication presents an outline of the illness and possibility elements of colorectal melanoma, in addition to the heritage and improvement of CTC as either a colorectal imaging and screening modality. The textual content additionally reports the controversies, strength pitfalls, and interesting new instructions and features inherent within the perform of CTC.

Filled with top of the range photographs and authored through specialists within the box, Colorectal melanoma Screening and automated Tomographic Colonography: A accomplished Overview is the definitive reference for clinicians attracted to automated tomographic colonography and CRC screening.

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Essentially all current programs recommend that surveillance be performed with colonoscopy in those who have had adenomatous polyps [21, 50]. However, little work has been done in the area of the use of alternative means of surveillance. Importantly, many studies have revealed that interval screening with repeat colonoscopy is typically performed (inappropriately) too often [52–55].

In the USA, current guidelines are that any individual above the age of 50 should be offered screening for colorectal cancer. These recommendations are based on multiple factors, including the population prevalence and incidence of CRC, the associated morbidity and mortality, and the costs trade-offs between the burden of the disease and the costs of screening tests and programs. There are, of course, stipulations to this recommendation. For example, patients 2 Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests and Recommendations with underlying serious life-threatening diseases may not be good candidates for screening, not only because the screening test itself could harm the patient (such as with colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy), but also because the patient’s outcome may not be affected by the finding of a CRC should it be identified through screening.

Med Care. 1999;37:712–7. 67. Murphy G, Devesa SS, Cross AJ, et al. Sex disparities in colorectal cancer incidence by anatomic subsite, race and age. Int J Cancer. 2010;128:1668–75. 68. Irby K, Anderson WF, Henson DE, Devesa SS. Emerging and widening colorectal carcinoma disparities between Blacks and Whites in the United States (1975-2002). Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:792–7. 69. Weiderpass E, Gridley G, Nyren O, et al. Diabetes mellitus and risk of large bowel cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst.

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