Usefulness of endoscopic ultrasound for perianal fistula in Crohn's disease.

@article{Molteni2019UsefulnessOE,
  title={Usefulness of endoscopic ultrasound for perianal fistula in Crohn's disease.},
  author={Rafaela de Araujo Molteni and Eduardo Aimore Bonin and Antonio Baldin J{\'u}nior and Renan Arrais Ykeda Barreto and Antonio S{\'e}rgio Brenner and Tercio L. Lopes and Ana Paula Volpato and Maria Cristina Sartor},
  journal={Revista do Colegio Brasileiro de Cirurgioes},
  year={2019},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={
          e1840
        }
}
OBJECTIVE to determine the role of endoscopic ultrasonography (EU) in comparison with nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and examination under anesthesia (EUA) in the management of patients with perianal fistulizing Crohn's disease. METHODS we conducted a cross-sectional, observational study with patients with perianal Crohn's disease evaluated at a tertiary center in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, from February 2016 to March 2017. All patients underwent EU, MRI and EUA. We evaluated the… CONTINUE READING

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