Baseline MRI, scoring system predict Crohn’s outcomes

SAN DIEGO — Baseline magnetic resonance index of activity score independently predicted the longer-term need for surgery, rescue corticosteroids or hospitalizations among patients with Crohn’s disease.“Multiple methods have been developed to predict outcomes in Crohn’s disease. … The magnetic resonance index of activity, or MaRIA score, is used to quantify disease severity, it has been validated against the Crohn’s disease endoscopic index of severity,” Alvin George, MD, internal medicine resident at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, said atRead More

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