Computed tomographic imaging findings of bowel ischemia.

  title={Computed tomographic imaging findings of bowel ischemia.},
  author={Luca Saba and Giorgio Mallarini},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={32 3},
LEARNING OBJECTIVES Learning objectives of this paper are to review and to summarize the pathogenesis of bowel ischemia and to describe its clinical, pathological, and radiological manifestations. BACKGROUND Bowel ischemia is a common disorder produced by several causes, and it shows various clinical presentations connected with an high mortality. With the increase in average life expectancy, bowel ischemia represents one of the most threatening abdominal conditions in elderly patients. In… CONTINUE READING