Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 637–639

Active lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage diagnosed by magnetic resonance angiography: case report

  • F. P. Chan
  • C. M. Chhor

DOI: 10.1007/s00261-003-0017-y

Cite this article as:
Chan, . & Chhor, . Abdom Imaging (2003) 28: 637. doi:10.1007/s00261-003-0017-y


Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) has demonstrated the potential for detecting gastrointestinal bleeding in animal studies. We report a case of active lower gastrointestinal bleed diagnosed with MRA in an elderly patient. Clinical, radiologic, and surgical findings are described.

Gastrointestinal hemorrhage Magnetic resonance imaging Magnetic resonance angiography. 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. P. Chan
    • 1
  • C. M. Chhor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, S-066, Stanford, CA 94305-5105United States

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