Pneumatosis Intestinalis in Adults: Management, Surgical Indications, and Risk Factors for Mortality

@article{Greenstein2007PneumatosisII,
  title={Pneumatosis Intestinalis in Adults: Management, Surgical Indications, and Risk Factors for Mortality},
  author={Alexander J. Greenstein and Scott Quy Nguyen and A. N. Berlin and Jacqueline Corona and Jonathan M. Lee and Everlyn Wong and Stephanie H. Factor and Celia M. Divino},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={1268-1274}
}
Pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) is an unusual finding that can exist in a benign setting but can indicate ischemic bowel and the need for surgical intervention. We present a series of cases of PI in adults to illustrate factors associated with death and surgical intervention. We reviewed the radiology database of the Mount Sinai Medical Center for cases of PI… CONTINUE READING