MR Enterography Protocols

MR enterography is used for non-invasive evaluation of intra- and extraluminal small bowel disease in patients with Chron’s disease without ionizing radiation.
Associate Professor Benjamin Henninger, M.D. (Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria) shares his protocols for MR enterography.
Protocols have been developed for 1.5T MAGNETOM Avantofit using software version syngo MR E11 and comprise commonly used T2-weighted HASTE, HASTE IR and VIBE sequences for the visualization of bowel disease in terms of dark lumen and bright lumen techniques.

 

Contact
PD Dr. Benjamin Henninger, M.D.
Department of Radiology
Medical University of Innsbruck
Anichstraße 35
6020 Innsbruck
Austria
benjamin.henninger@i-med.ac.at

References:

Tolan DJ, Greenhalgh R, Zealley IA, Halligan S, Taylor SA. MR Enterographic Manifestations of Small Bowel Chron Disease. RadioGraphics 2010; 30:367–384. DOI 10.1148/rg.302095028.

Grand DJ, Guglielmo FF, Al-Hawary MM. MR Enterography in Chron’s Disease: Current Consensus on Optimal Imaging Technique and Future Advances from the SAR Crohn’s Disease-focused Panel. Abdom Imaging (2015) 40:953–964. DOI: 10.1007/s00261-015-0361-8.