Air enema radiology compared with leukocyte scintigraphy for imaging inflammation in active ulcerative colitis.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To compare air enema radiology with a leukocyte scintigraphy technique using technetium-99m-hexamethyl propylene amine oxime-labelled leukocytes for imaging colonic inflammation in ulcerative colitis. DESIGN Prospective study in a University hospital. One radiologist and one nuclear physician independently graded the degree of inflammation in… (More)

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