Acute segmental ischaemic enteritis in Thialand.

  title={Acute segmental ischaemic enteritis in Thialand.},
  author={Timothy P. Welch and S Sumitswan},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={62 9},
A disease characterized by segments of ischaemic small intestine has been recognized in norther Thailand over the past decade. The clinical features and appearance of the diseased intestime are described. Most of the patients were treated by surgical resection of the affected bowel. The overall mortality was 14 per cent. Recently, some patients have been successfully treated by non-surgical means. The aetiology of the disease is still unknown.