Gastrointestinal (GI) MRI
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Seminar: MARCO study: MRI of whole gut transit time in newly diagnosed coeliac disease

D Floor, Medical School, NDDC Seminar Room, Nottingham, QMC, West Block
Friday 16th February 2018 (13:00-14:00)

Speaker: Carolyn Costigan, Principal Research Radiographer NUH and PhD candidate NDDC

Recent MRI work has developed and validated against radiopaque markers a method to measure whole gut transit time (WGTT) exploiting MRI to localize inert, transit marker capsules. We used this new non-invasive MRI method to measure WGTT in a group of recently diagnosed coeliac patients and compare their WGTT to a group of healthy controls. These novel measurements may provide a useful new method to follow up the response to gluten free diet treatment.

GI_MRI, Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre

The University of Nottingham
School of Medicine
Nottingham, NG7 2UH