Prospective evaluation of MR enterography as the primary imaging modality for pediatric Crohn disease assessment.

@article{Gee2011ProspectiveEO,
  title={Prospective evaluation of MR enterography as the primary imaging modality for pediatric Crohn disease assessment.},
  author={Michael Stanley Gee and Katherine Nimkin and Maylee Hsu and Esther Jacobowitz Israel and Jeffrey A Biller and Aubrey J. Katz and Mari Mino-Kenudson and Mukesh Harisinghani},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2011},
  volume={197 1},
  pages={224-31}
}
OBJECTIVE The objectives of this study were prospective evaluation of MR enterographic accuracy for detecting Crohn disease imaging features in pediatric patients, compared with a CT reference standard, as well as determination of MR enterographic accuracy for detecting active bowel inflammation and fibrosis using a histologic reference standard. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study group for this blinded prospective study included 21 pediatric subjects with known Crohn disease scheduled for… CONTINUE READING