Feasibility of small bowel flow rate measurement with MRI.

  title={Feasibility of small bowel flow rate measurement with MRI.},
  author={A Gutzeit and Michael Andreas Patak and Constantin von Weymarn and Nicole L Graf and Aleksis Doert and Edwin M. M. Willemse and C Binkert and Johannes Malte Froehlich},
  journal={Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI},
  volume={32 2},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether it is feasible to measure the segmental flux of small bowel content using MR phase-contrast (PC) pulse sequences. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using a phantom the accuracy of flux measurements was validated. Afterwards, 10 volunteers were included in a prospective clinical trial. To provide standardized small bowel distension, all… CONTINUE READING