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Image Interpretation - GI and GU: Computed Tomography Colonography (CTC)

Image Interpretation - GI and GU: Computed Tomography Colonography (CTC)

Image Interpretation - GI and GU: Computed Tomography Colonography (CTC)

Liam Gale
Liam Gale
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 27 Jul 2018
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Last updated: 30 Jul 2018

Reference: 191424

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Description

This session considers the role of computed tomography colonography (CTC) in the imaging of the colon. Tips on equipment use, technique and reporting will be offered.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe common reasons for referral for computed tomography colonography (CTC) for both symptomatic and screening patients
• Outline the importance of correct patient preparation for CTC examinations and the various bowel preparation regimes commonly used
• Describe the principles and practice of conducting an optimal CTC examination; including scanning protocols, parameters and dose
• Describe the limitations and pitfalls of CTC
• Identify common pathology of the colon as demonstrated on a CTC study
Liam Gale

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Liam Gale
on behalf of Health Education England

Principal Advanced Practitioner in GI Imaging, Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Trust

After a successful career in management, Liam embarked on a complete career change, qualifying as a diagnostic radiographer in 2007. Following graduation he took up a post at Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals gaining experience in all areas of radiography. In 2008 he qualified as an advanced GI practitioner undertaking and reporting on barium and water soluble enemas, as well as a range of other GI fluoroscopy procedures.

In 2009 he undertook training in CT colonography at St Marks Hospital, London and now manages the hospital’s radiographer lead CT colonography service. The service undertakes over 800 CT colonography examinations per year, which are performed and reported by a team of advanced GI practitioners.

Liam also lectures on CT colonography at University College Suffolk and is a member of GIRSIG.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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