Can I get a virtual colonoscopy instead of a regular colonoscopy?

This question was asked in Irvine, California on 12/16/2011.
How do I know whether or not I can get a virtual colonoscopy as opposed to the traditional colonoscopy?

Doctors Answers (1)

David Myles Nolan
Answered on: 12/16/2011

In general, anyone is eligible for a virtual colonoscopy. The best way to find out is to discuss the two procedures with your specialist to get a full breakdown of the risks and benefits of both procedures.