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Pictorial essay


Crohn's disease: Multimodality Imaging of Surgical Indications, Operative Procedures, and Complications

B KolarJ SperanzaS BhattV Dogra
Department of Imaging Sciences and Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
Date of Submission: 10-Mar-2011, Date of Acceptance: 03-Jun-2011, Date of Web Publication: 14-Jul-2011.
Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Balasubramanya Kolar

E-mail: balasubramanya_kolar@urmc. rochester.edu

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Balasubramanya Kolar

E-mail: balasubramanya_kolar@urmc. rochester.edu

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.82966 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Surgical management is considered for specific indications in Crohn's disease and a wide variety of surgeries is performed. The purpose of this pictorial essay is to depict manifestations of Crohn's disease that indicates surgery, various surgical procedures that are performed, and the complications arising from these surgical procedures. Surgical indications including obstruction due to strictures or adhesions, fistulae and abscesses, and surgeries for these conditions, such as, ileocecectomy, stricturoplasty, small bowel resection, fecal diversion, segmental colectomy, and lysis of adhesions and their complications will be discussed and their imaging will also be illustrated.
Keywords: CT, Crohn's Disease, MRI

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