Pulmonary function tests and high-resolution CT in the detection of pulmonary involvement in inflammatory bowel disease.

Songur N., Songur Y., Tuzun M., Dogan İ., Tuzun D., Ensari A., ...More

Journal of clinical gastroenterology, vol.37, no.4, pp.292-8, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00004836-200310000-00006
  • Journal Name: Journal of clinical gastroenterology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.292-8
  • Keywords: inflammatory bowel disease, high-resolution computed tomography, pulmonary function tests, pulmonary involvement, ULCERATIVE-COLITIS, LUNG ATTENUATION, CROHNS-DISEASE, EXPIRATORY CT, BRONCHIECTASIS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Goals: To assess the pulmonary involvement detected by pulmonary function tests (PFT) and high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and to investigate the relationship of the pulmonary abnormalities with respiratory symptoms and bowel disease activity.