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Abstract #4628

MRI of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Review of the Findings with Comparison to CT & Fluoroscopy & Discussion of the Role of MR-Enterography in Establishing & Following the Disease.

Joseph Yacoub1, Christine Schmid-Tannwald1, Barbra White1, Xiaobing Fan1, David Rubin2, Aytekin Oto1

1Radiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States; 2Gastroenterology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States

MRI is playing an increasing role in evaluating GI pathology and hence recognizing the findings of IBD on MRI will be increasing important. In addition, advanced MR sequences and MR Enterography have the potential for providing functional information which can be helpful in monitoring disease activity and response to treatment in Crohns disease.