Thursday, December 9, 2010

Supercomputer 'virtual cleanse' aims to ease CT colonography prep

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

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