A Study to Develop the Use of Ultrasound to Monitor Treatment of Crohn's Disease


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 14-001226
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-001226

About this study

The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of ultrasound with magnetic resonance (MR) enterography in the diagnosing and monitoring of Crohn's disease.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria

  • Children (from age 8-18)and adults
  • Have Crohn’s disease
  •  Scheduled for MR Enterography and/or Ileocolonoscopy as a part of standard management of Crohn’s disease 

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

David Bruining, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Brenda Becker




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