Image processing technologies being tested by Massachusetts General Hospital intend to take the yuck factor out of colorectal cancer screenings.

Supercomputer 'virtual cleanse' aims to ease CT colonography prep

09/Dec/2010

CT colonography, sometimes known as a "virtual colonoscopy," eliminates the need for a camera inserted into the colon, but still requires the patient to undergo laxative preparation to clear the colon. Mass General researcher Hiro Yoshida intends to change that with software post-processing the removes the contents of the colon from the resulting CT images.

Source: Information Week