Investigative Radiology January 2015

Magnetic Resonance Colonography Including Diffusion-Weighted Imaging in Children and Adolescents With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

fig 1 fObjectives:Magnetic resonance colonography (MRC) is a well-accepted, noninvasive imaging modality for the depiction of inflammatory bowel disease. Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is very helpful to display inflammatory lesions. The aim of this retrospective study was to assess whether intravenous contrast is needed to depict inflammatory lesions in bowel magnetic resonance imaging if DWI is available. View/Download PDF


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