Transabdominal ultrasound for standardized measurement of bowel wall thickness in normal children and those with Crohn's disease.


BACKGROUND The intestinal wall can be visualized using high resolution transabdominal ultrasound (TUS). TTUS measurement of the bowel wall thickness has been described in adults but data are lacking in children. The purpose of this prospective study was to sonographically investigate bowel wall thickness in healthy children and children with Crohn's disease… (More)


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