Virtual colonoscopy is a rapidly developing technique that promises to be safer, more economical, and less intrusive than conventional diagnostic tests for colon cancer. Despite the attention that virtual colonoscopy is receiving among medical professionals, many lack an understanding of the basics of this cutting-edge procedure. Renowned radiologist Dr. Abraham Dachman and a distinguished group of international contributors have prepared a fundamentals book that fills this void. This practical handbook fully explains the essentials of this state-of-the-art technique to radiologists, gastroenterologists, radiology residents, and technologists. Key topics include how to perform and interpret a virtual colonoscopic examination, accuracy, and radiation dose. Illustrations reinforce major concepts. The practical design and current content of this guide make it a frontrunner among CT colonography introductory texts.