Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p100 | (1) | ICCBH2019

High-resolution MRI assessment of the muscle-fat-bone unit in young adults with childhood onset Crohn's disease

Steell Lewis , Johnston Blair , Ahmed S Faisal , Gaya Daniel R , MacDonald Jonathan , Seenan John Paul , Russell Richard K , Gray Stuart , Wong Jarod

Objective: Childhood onset CrohnÂ’s disease (CO-CD) is associated with musculoskeletal deficits. However, there are limited data regarding muscle-bone outcomes in adults with CO-CD. The current study aimed to comprehensively assess the muscle-fat-bone unit in young adults with CO-CD, using novel methods of MRI, in comparison with healthy controls.Methods: Trabecular microarchitecture and cortical geometry of the distal femur were assessed using 3T mi...