MR enterography is most commonly used to evaluate patients with Crohn disease where it is used for assessment of the primary disease and any complications. Other indications include coeliac disease, postoperative adhesions, radiation enteritis, scleroderma, small bowel malignancies, and polyposis syndromes.
MR enterography is a non-invasive technique for diagnosis of small bowel disorders.
Enterography MRI replacement for Barium Follow-Through procedure brings many advantages, such as:
- No ionizing radiation.
- No harmful contrast media.
- Excellent soft tissue contrast resolution.
- The ability to detect mural small bowel disorders with possible extramural complications.
- The ability to detect extra intestinal solid organ pathologies.
MR enterography evaluates the small bowel without the need for radiation.