Unchanged high mortality rates from acute occlusive intestinal ischemia: six year review

@article{Kassahun2007UnchangedHM,
  title={Unchanged high mortality rates from acute occlusive intestinal ischemia: six year review},
  author={Woubet Tefera Kassahun and Thomas Schulz and Olaf Richter and Johann Hauss},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={393},
  pages={163-171}
}
Acute intestinal ischemia (AII) is an uncommon surgical emergency that has been increasing in incidence and remains a highly lethal condition with a difficult diagnosis. We undertook this study to evaluate our experience in treating this condition with a view to expand the cumulative information in the literature. Between January 2000 and December 2006, 60 patients with AII caused by thrombotic vascular event underwent surgery at our surgical center. The patients’ medical records including data… CONTINUE READING
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