Functional versus radiological assessment of chronic intestinal ischaemia.

@article{Zacho2010FunctionalVR,
  title={Functional versus radiological assessment of chronic intestinal ischaemia.},
  author={Helle D. Zacho and J. F. ss Abrahamsen},
  journal={Clinical physiology and functional imaging},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          116-21
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The diagnosis chronic intestinal ischaemia (CII) is based on the clinical symptoms postprandial pain and weight loss combined with abnormal findings during angiography. Despite the well-known poor correlation between symptoms and morphology, physiological tests are rarely performed. PERSPECTIVES It is possible to measure the total splanchnic blood flow (SBF) before and after a test meal, and the results supply additional information to the morphologic investigations. To date, no… CONTINUE READING
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