Ischemic colitis: current diagnosis and treatment.

Abstract

Ischemic colitis (CI) is a common form of ischemic injury, which evolves as a consequence of decreased arterial blood flow to the colon. In general, CI is attributed to an elderly with multiple comorbidities; however, it may also occur in young or middle-aged individuals. The etiology of CI is multifactorial and the clinical presentation varies upon the… (More)

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