Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Discussing the latest advances in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

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December 12th, 2014

Small Bowel Imaging and Crohn’s Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate

Advances in small bowel imaging over the past decade have transformed the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease. New modalities such as CT and MR enterography, CT and MR enteroclysis, capsule endoscopy (CE), and balloon-assisted endoscopy (BAE) have become essential for evaluating the extent and severity of Crohn's disease (CD) and monitoring intestinal response to treatment.

Read more about the advances in imaging the Digestive Diseases update.

For more information about inflammatory bowel disease, visit mayoclinic.org/IBD.

 

Tags: Crohn's disease, IBD, News Alerts, small bowel imaging

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