Colonography: current status, research directions and challenges. Update 2002

Eur Radiol. 2002 Mar;12(3):502-24. doi: 10.1007/s003300101116. Epub 2002 Jan 23.


With the introduction of multislice CT technology and faster gradients in MRI, CT and MR colonography are increasingly becoming attractive alternatives for colorectal mass screening. In this article we summarise the current status, research directions, and challenges in CT and MR colonography.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms
  • Colonography, Computed Tomographic*
  • Colorectal Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Colorectal Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Contrast Media
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Mass Screening
  • Therapeutic Irrigation


  • Contrast Media