Colonic wall thickness measured by ultrasound: striking differences in patients with cystic fibrosis versus healthy controls.

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BACKGROUND Colonic strictures represent an advanced stage of fibrosing colonopathy in patients with cystic fibrosis. AIMS To clarify whether ultrasonography can identify patients with an early stage of fibrosing colonopathy and to determine clinical factors that influence bowel wall thickening. PATIENTS Ninety patients with cystic fibrosis, median age… (More)

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@article{Haber1997ColonicWT, title={Colonic wall thickness measured by ultrasound: striking differences in patients with cystic fibrosis versus healthy controls.}, author={Hans Peter Haber and Norbert Benda and G Fitzke and A. Lang and Machteld Langenberg and Joachim Riethmueller and Marc-Henri Stern}, journal={Gut}, year={1997}, volume={40 3}, pages={406-11} }