Clinical Utility of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

@article{Lapp2010ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical Utility of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in Inflammatory Bowel Disease},
  author={Robert T. Lapp and Bret J. Spier and Scott B. Perlman and Christine J. Jaskowiak and Mark Reichelderfer},
  journal={Molecular Imaging and Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={573-576}
}
The clinical utility of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in comparison to standard workup in patients with known or suspected inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is unknown. Clinical data were collected on seven patients with known or suspected IBD undergoing PET/CT. Standard workup included history, physical exam, laboratory tests, colonoscopy and/or cross-sectional imaging. We divided the intestine into five regions [small bowel and four colon (ascending, transverse… CONTINUE READING

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