Medical imaging of the rectum and colon is used for screening and evaluation of cancer, traditional barium enema; endosonography and colonoscopy were the available facilities to perform such examination. Virtual colonoscopy is a modern medical imaging technique that became available due to advanced technology and software rendering over the computed tomography images. Virtual colonoscopy provides an easier and faster screening medical imaging technique for suspicious and high risk individuals. We would try to give a brief description of the virtual colonoscopy procedure.
Virtual Colonoscopy: Part 1
An introduction to the various medical imaging techniques of the colon and rectum including; barium enema, endosonography and colonoscopy with fast review of the main disadvantages.
Virtual Colonoscopy: Part 2
In the second part of the free online virtual colonoscopy lecture at health imaging hub we conduct a brief description of the virtual colonoscopy technique, preparation and procedure steps.
Virtual Colonoscopy: Part 3
In the third part of the virtual colonoscopy lecture we would visualize the computed tomography images obtained and the evaluation method in addition to the rendering technique to produce the virtual colonoscopy images.
Virtual Colonoscopy: Part 4
In the last part of the free online lecture at health imagine hub online university concerning the virtual colonoscopy, we would discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the procedure.