Development and validation of a novel prognostic scoring model for ischemic colitis.

@article{Chung2010DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a novel prognostic scoring model for ischemic colitis.},
  author={Joo Won Chung and Jae Hee Cheon and Jae Jun Park and Eun Suk Jung and Eun Hee Choi and Hannah Yejin Kim},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={1287-94}
}
PURPOSE This study was conducted to identify prognostic factors affecting the course of ischemic colitis and to develop a prognostic scoring model. METHODS We analyzed medical records of consecutive patients with ischemic colitis treated between October 2002 and September 2008 at Severance Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Patients were excluded if results of endoscopy were unavailable. Patients were classified as having severe ischemic colitis on the basis of outcome (improvement delayed… CONTINUE READING