18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron-Emission Tomography (PET) Can Be Used to Assess Inflammation Non-invasively in Crohns Disease
Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 05/18/2012
Holtmann MH et al. – FDG–PET is able to detect mucosal inflammation in Crohn’s disease (CD) with high sensitivity and specificity and to enable proper assessment of inflammatory activity in stenoses. FDG–PET is, thus, a promising non–invasive technique for clinical management of CD.