Pneumatosis Intestinalis Predictive Evaluation Study (PIPES): a multicenter epidemiologic study of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

@article{Dubose2013PneumatosisIP,
  title={Pneumatosis Intestinalis Predictive Evaluation Study (PIPES): a multicenter epidemiologic study of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.},
  author={Joseph J. Dubose and Matthew E. Lissauer and Adrian Anthony Maung and Greta L Piper and Thomas A O'Callaghan and Xian Luo-Owen and Kenji Inaba and Obi T Okoye and Alex Shestopalov and Wendell Drew Fielder and Paula Ferrada and Alison Wilson and Jane Channel and Forrest O’Dell Moore and Douglas B Paul and Steven M Johnson},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={15-23}
}
BACKGROUND Pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) is associated with numerous adult conditions, ranging from benign to life threatening. To date, series of PI outcomes consist of case reports and small retrospective series. METHODS We conducted a retrospective multicenter study, involving eight centers, of PI from January 2001 to December 2010. Demographics… CONTINUE READING