Magnetic resonance imaging compared with ileocolonoscopy in evaluating disease severity in Crohn's disease.

@article{Florie2005MagneticRI,
  title={Magnetic resonance imaging compared with ileocolonoscopy in evaluating disease severity in Crohn's disease.},
  author={Jasper Florie and Karin Horsthuis and Daniel W. Hommes and C. Yung Nio and J. Reitsma and Sander J. van Deventer and Jaap Stoker},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={3 12},
  pages={1221-8}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Abdominal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has shown promising results in the detection of Crohn's disease (CD)-related lesions. The purpose of this study was to assess the value of MRI in measuring disease activity in CD patients in comparison with ileocolonoscopy. METHODS Thirty-one patients undergoing ileocolonoscopy because of suspicion of relapsing CD underwent MRI with water as intraluminal contrast medium. At endoscopy, disease severity was graded (4-point scale), and… CONTINUE READING
31 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…