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MSCT in the Evaluation of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

  • Harro Bitterling
Part of the Diagnostic Imaging book series (MEDRAD)


Recently, X-ray techniques for the evaluation of inflammatory bowel disease like contrast enema have been increasingly replaced by endoscopic procedures. However, the predominant part of the small bowel is still not accessible for endoscopy. Thus, still today imaging of the small bowel is mainly performed by radiologists and enteroclysis is still considered the modality of first choice in the evaluation of inflammatory disease of the small bowel.


Inflammatory Bowel Disease Ulcerative Colitis Bowel Wall Bowel Distension Extraintestinal Manifestation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harro Bitterling
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  1. 1.Institute of Clinical RadiologyLudwig-Maximilians University Munich InnenstadtMunichGermany

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