Imaging for Crohn disease: use of 3-T MRI in a paediatric setting.

  title={Imaging for Crohn disease: use of 3-T MRI in a paediatric setting.},
  author={Charuta D Dagia and Michael R. Ditchfield and Michael Kean and Tony Catto-Smith},
  journal={Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology},
  volume={52 5},
This study was carried out to review our experience with 3-T MRI in the assessment of Crohn disease in a paediatric population. Twenty-four patients with biopsy proven Crohn disease identified on the radiology information system underwent abdominal MRI, with or without pelvic MRI. Twenty-eight studies were carried out on a 3-T scanner at a tertiary paediatric hospital. Eight of 24 of these (30%) had a gastrointestinal barium study, 2 of 24 (8%) a CT and 9 of 24 (38%) an abdominal ultrasound… CONTINUE READING


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