Magnetic resonance colonography for the detection of inflammatory diseases of the large bowel: quantifying the inflammatory activity.

@article{Ajaj2005MagneticRC,
  title={Magnetic resonance colonography for the detection of inflammatory diseases of the large bowel: quantifying the inflammatory activity.},
  author={Waleed Ajaj and Thomas Lauenstein and Gregor Pelster and Guido G H Gerken and St G Ruehm and Jorg F. Debatin and Susanne C. Goehde},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={257-63}
}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance colonography (MRC) for its ability to detect and quantify inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affecting the colon. Endoscopically obtained histopathology specimens were used as the standard of reference. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifteen normal subjects and 23 patients with suspected IBD of the large bowel underwent MRC. Three dimensional T1 weighted data sets were collected following rectal… CONTINUE READING