TITLE

NEW DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING TOOLS FOR INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

AUTHOR(S)
Mackaiski, B. A.; Bernstein, C. N.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Gut;May2006, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p733
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the advancement of diagnostic imaging systems for inflammatory bowel disease. The wireless capsule endoscopy enables a painless and radiation free examination. The magnetic resonance imaging provides information about extraintestinal intra-abdominal structures. The computed tomography scan can depict segmental thickening, extraluminal lesions, and complications.
ACCESSION #
20739331

 

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