Mesenteric ischemia in patients with end-stage renal disease: a nationwide longitudinal study.

@article{Li2012MesentericII,
  title={Mesenteric ischemia in patients with end-stage renal disease: a nationwide longitudinal study.},
  author={Szu-yuan Li and Yung-Tai Chen and Tzeng-Ji Chen and Lung-Wen Tsai and Wu-chang Yang and T Chen},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={491-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Mesenteric ischemia is an uncommon disorder associated with an extremely high mortality rate. Only limited studies have evaluated this lethal disease among patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The objective of this study was to evaluate the risks of mesenteric ischemia among ESRD patients and compare the incidence between two dialysis modalities. METHODS Records of all ESRD patients older than 20 years of age from 1998 to 2007 and a control group consisting of 1… CONTINUE READING
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