New Ways to Diagnose Colon Cancer
New advances in colonoscopy promise faster and easier screenings.
Looking to the Future continued...
Macari says that in order to avoid dual prep times some medical centers are
coordinating the virtual colonoscopy with a gastroenterologist who is standing
"In the event the virtual colonoscopy reveals a problem, the
gastroenterlogist is right there ready to perform a standard colonoscopy
without the need for a second prep," says Macari.
This dual-system screening is currently being performed in a select number
of major medical centers nationwide.