Gastrointestinal

What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging?

Computed tomography enterography predicts surgical-free survival in symptomatic stricturing Crohn’s disease. Duan M, Guan B, et al. Abdominal Radiology (2022) 47:3414-3423.   Stricturing in Crohn’s disease (CD) is a complication that affects more than 50% of CD patients in their lifetime. Strictures in CD are initially due to inflammation, but some strictures can develop histologic […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – September 2022

Interobserver variation in the interpretation of magnetic resonance enterography in Crohn’s disease – British Journal of Radiology   Magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) is highly accurate for diagnosing the presence and activity/severity of Crohn’s disease. Many of the imaging findings in Crohn’s disease, particularly early on, may be subtle, which leads to interobserver variation in image […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – July 2022

Extramural venous invasion (EMVI) revisited: a detailed analysis of various characteristics of EMVI and their role as a predictive imaging biomarker in the neoadjuvant treatment response in rectal cancer. Altinmakas E, Dogan H, et al. Abdominal Radiology. (2022) 47:1975-1987. A recently described parameter for assessing prognosis in rectal cancer is extramural venous invasion or EMVI. […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – May 2022

Richard Fagan – ACORE May Colonoscopy versus catheter angiography for lower gastrointestinal bleeding after localization on CT angiography. Tse JR, Felker ER, etal. J Am Coll Radiol. 2022;19:513-520   This study compared outcomes of catheter angiography (CA) versus colonoscopy after successful CT angiographic (CTA) localization of lower GI bleed. The primary outcomes that the authors […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – May 2022

ACORE GI- Dane Eskildsen Low-dose Abdominal CT for evaluating suspected appendicitis in adolescents and young adults: review of evidence – Korean Journal of Radiology Concerns about carcinogenic risk have prompted attempts to reduce CT radiation dose for diagnosis of appendicitis. One option to mitigate this risk is low-dose appendiceal CT (LDCT), although adoption has been […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – March 2022

Gastrointestinal Imaging ACORE Is the Mixed-Use of Magnetic Resonance Enterography and Computed Tomography Enterography Adequate for Routine Periodic Follow-Up of Bowel Inflammation in Patients with Crohn’s Disease? – J Ha et al. Korean Jor of Radiology Both CT enterography (CTE) and MR enterography (MRE) are considered appropriate for therapeutic monitoring of Chron’s disease (CD), specifically […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – March 2022

Gastrointestinal Imaging ACORE Correlation and prognostic value of CT-detected extramural venous invasion and pathological lymph-vascular invasion in colon cancer. Guan, Z., Zhang, XY., Li, XT. et al. Abdom Radiol 47, 1232–1243 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00261-022-03414-7   For patients with colon cancer, radical surgical resection is the primary treatment method for local disease control. Patients with high risk […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – January 2022

Gastrointestinal Imaging – Dane Eskildsen Revisiting the Spleen—An Imaging Review of the Common and Uncommon Splenic Pathology – M Nadeed et al. This article gives attention to the spleen and many of the common and uncommon pathologies that affect it. The authors first give a summary of splenic anatomy, the normal imaging characteristics of the […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – November 2021

What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – November 2021 Gastrointestinal Tract Dilatations: Why and How They Happen—A Simplified Imaging Classification. Carbo et al. Dilatation is an enlargement of a tubular structure beyond its normal dimensions. This article and its accompanying slide show describe the mechanisms, causes and imaging patterns associated with several pathophysiologic classifications of gastrointestinal […]

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What’s New In Gastrointestinal Imaging – November 2021

What’s New In Gastrointestinal Imaging – November 2021 Correlation of gastrointestinal perforation location and amount of free air and ascites on CT imaging – Drakopoulos D, Arcon J, Freitag P, El-Ashmawy M, Lourens S, Beldi G, Obmann VC, Ebner L, Huber AT, Christe A. Abdominal Radiology 2021 46:4536-4547 This article aims to localize a hollow […]

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