Korea Adopts Western Virtual Colonscopy Screening
The virtual colonscopy
, a form of screening for colon cancer which is considered less invasive than other screening methods, has traditionally been done primarily in the United States and Europe. However, its success in these areas of the world has led to interest in the procedures by doctors everywhere. Researchers in Korea have recently presented information
showing that they have adopted Western-style virtual colonscopy techniques fairly successfully and may now move forward with this type of screening.
The study took some time to develop as there were many changes throughout its duration. However, the result was ultimately that the modern procedures could be used successfully among the Korean population. This suggests that there will be a rise in the use of this type of preventive screening throughout Asia in the years to come.Question of the Day: Do you believe that the virtual colonscopy is important to everyone in the world?photo link