Ileal Crohn disease: mural microvascularity quantified with contrast-enhanced US correlates with disease activity

Alessandro Armuzzi, Alfredo Papa, Luisa Guidi, Antonio De Franco, Lorenzo Bonomo, A Di Veronica, I Roberto, M Marzo, B De Pascalis, I De Vitis, E Bock, Fm Danza

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Abstract

To quantitatively assess microvascular activation in the thickened ileal walls of patients with Crohn disease (CD) by using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (US) and evaluate its correlation with widely used indexes of CD activity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)680-688
Number of pages9
JournalRadiology
Volume262
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Contrast Media
  • Crohn Disease
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ileitis
  • Male
  • Microvessels
  • Middle Aged
  • Phospholipids
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Statistics as Topic
  • Sulfur Hexafluoride
  • Ultrasonography
  • Young Adult

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