Role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of postsurgical recurrence of Crohn's disease

@article{Andreoli1998RoleOU,
  title={Role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of postsurgical recurrence of Crohn's disease},
  author={Arnaldo Andreoli and Paola Cerro and Giuliano Falasco and Lucio Antonio Giglio and Cosimo Prantera},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={1998},
  volume={93},
  pages={1117-1121}
}
Objective:Ultrasonography is a valid tool in the diagnosis of Crohn's disease, but its sensitivity, specificity, and overall accuracy in the diagnosis of postoperative recurrence are still not well established. The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of ultrasonography compared with endoscopy in the diagnosis of postoperative recurrence of Crohn's disease.Methods:Forty-seven patients resected for Crohn's ileitis were studied by ultrasonography and colonoscopy to detect possible… CONTINUE READING

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