Possibilities of ultrasound diagnostics in inflammatory bowel diseases





ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, ultrasound diagnostics


The article deals with nosologies that are complex for diagnostic search and management of the patient — ulce­rative colitis and Crohn’s disease. To date, the main diagnostic procedure for these diseases is endoscopy with biopsy and histo­logy. However, there are limitations in their conduct and in the assessment of complications and proximal spread of CD. European guidelines for the diagnosis of UC and CD recommend additional imaging methods to diagnose and determine the location, degree and complications, namely ultrasound of the gastrointestinal tract. The article presents clinical cases of UC and CD, in patients who underwent ultrasound of the intestine and shows its high diagnostic value.


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Stoikevych, M., Fedorova, N., Nedzvetska, N., & Konenko, I. (2022). Possibilities of ultrasound diagnostics in inflammatory bowel diseases. GASTROENTEROLOGY, 56(1), 41–47. https://doi.org/10.22141/2308-2097.56.1.2022.486



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