Sensitivity and specificity of magnetic resonance enterography in the clinical management of fistulizing Crohn's disease

Cinzia Papadia, Erica Maffei, Paolo Del Rio, Stuart Taylor, Saverio Caini, Chiara Montana, Alessandro Coruzzi, Angelo Franzè, Filippo Cademartiri, Alastair Forbes

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High diagnostic accuracy is reported for magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) in Crohn's disease (CD), but few studies have evaluated its role in abdominal fistulae. The primary aim of this study was to assess the reliability of MRE in the identification of internal fistulae in CD.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1896-903
Number of pages8
JournalInflammatory Bowel Diseases
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2013


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Colonography, Computed Tomographic
  • Crohn Disease
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sensitivity and Specificity

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