LC-MS/MS and FT-IR analyses of stones from a patient with Crohn's disease: a case report.

@article{Orioli2004LCMSMSAF,
  title={LC-MS/MS and FT-IR analyses of stones from a patient with Crohn's disease: a case report.},
  author={Marica Orioli and Cristina Marinello and Renato Cozzi and Luca Petruccio Piodi and Marina Carini},
  journal={Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={1263-72}
}
This report describes the unusual case of a patient affected by Crohn's disease suffering from intestinal obstruction with recurrent occlusive symptoms not due to the intestinal disease, but to the presence of two calcified foreign bodies in the pelvis. The stones were surgically removed and analysed by reverse-phase liquid chromatography coupled to UV diode array detection and mass spectrometry (LC-UV-DAD-MS/MS), Chromatoprobe-MS/MS and by Fourier-transform-infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR… CONTINUE READING