Thursday, 27 October 2011

New imaging technique for Crohn's diagnosis?

Dr. Jonathan Rubin scans a patient. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Michigan Health System)
"Ultrasound elasticity imaging, or UEI, could allow doctors to noninvasively make the distinction between inflammation and fibrosis, thus avoiding unnecessary surgery. The study was published in the September edition of Gastroenterology."

Here's the link to the news article:


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111014142615.htm

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