Natural history, clinical pattern, and surgical considerations of pneumatosis intestinalis

@inproceedings{Khalil2009NaturalHC,
  title={Natural history, clinical pattern, and surgical considerations of pneumatosis intestinalis},
  author={Philipe N. Khalil and Stefan Huber-Wagner and Roland Ladurner and Axel Kleespies and Matthias Siebeck and Wolf Mutschler and Kkj Hallfeldt and K G Kanz},
  booktitle={European journal of medical research},
  year={2009}
}
OBJECTIVE Pneumatosis intestinalis has been increasingly detected in recent years with the more frequent use of computed tomography for abdominal imaging of the intestine. The underlying causes of the gas found during radiographic studies of the bowel wall can vary widely and different hypotheses regarding its pathophysiology have been postulated. Pneumatosis intestinalis often represents a benign condition and should not be considered an argument for surgery. However, it can also require life… CONTINUE READING