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MR Enterography in Young Children: Triks and Tips

Volume 2 - Issue 3

Emanuele Casciani*1, Giovanni Di Nardo1,2

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    • 1Salvator Mundi International Hospital, UPMC, Italy
    • 2Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, AORN Santobono-Pausilipon, Italy

    *Corresponding author: Emanuele Casciani, Salvator Mundi International Hospital, Viale delle Mura Gianicolensi 67, 00152 Rome, Italy

Received: January 31, 2018;   Published: February 16, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.02.000769

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Magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) is an increasingly important pediatric imaging modality that is most often used to evaluate mostly inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), while sparing children from potential risks of ionizing radiation exposure. The younger children have to be investigating under anesthesia. To avoid anesthesia, patient preparation prior to imaging and protocol optimization are essential to consistently obtaining high-quality MR images of the young children bowel.

Keywords: Magnetic Resonance Enterography; Pediatric

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