Usefulness of transabdominal ultrasonography for assessing ulcerative colitis: a prospective, multicenter study

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Journal of Gastroenterology

Fecha de publicación: 5 december 2018

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00535-018-01534-w

Autores: Kenji Kinoshita, Takehiko Katsurada, Mutsumi Nishida, Satomi Omotehara, Reizo Onishi, Katsuhiro Mabe, Aki Onodera, Mami Sato, Kazunori Eto, et al.

Background: Transabdominal ultrasonography (US) has been reported to be a useful tool for evaluating ulcerative colitis (UC) although with less well-established data than for Crohn’s disease. This prospective multicenter study aimed to establish the usefulness of US compared with colonoscopy (CS) for assessing disease extent and activity of UC.

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