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Measurement of colonic polyps by radiologists and endoscopists: who is most accurate?

Abstract:

The purpose was to determine the accuracy of polyp measurement by endoscopy and CT. A colonic phantom was constructed containing 12 simulated polyps of known diameter. Polyp diameter was estimated during endoscopy by two observers independently. The phantom was then scanned using a 64-detector-row machine and diameter estimated by a further two observers independently, using 2D and 3D visualisation methods. All measurements were obtained twice. Bland-Altman statistics were used to assess agre...

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10.1007/s00330-007-0830-8

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Punwani, S More by this author
Halligan, S More by this author
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Journal:
European radiology
Volume:
18
Issue:
5
Pages:
874-881
Publication date:
2008-05-05
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EISSN:
1432-1084
ISSN:
0938-7994
URN:
uuid:8d523187-d8cc-4960-b9d9-919d4c864943
Source identifiers:
217930
Local pid:
pubs:217930

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