A radiological and pathological correlation of the mucosal changes in ulcerative colitis.

@article{Bartram1978ARA,
  title={A radiological and pathological correlation of the mucosal changes in ulcerative colitis.},
  author={Clive I. Bartram and Konstantin Walmsley},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={1978},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          323-8
        }
}
The double contrast barium enema, in most cases performed by the 'instant' technique without bowel preparation, has been compared with the pathological examination of the colon following resection in 37 patients with ulcerative colitis. Radiology has been found to underestimate the histological extent of disease. This supports the use of the term 'extensive colitis' to denote total histological involvement even if the abnormal mucosa seen radiologically extends proximally only to the hepatic… CONTINUE READING
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