TITLE

The changing face of mesenteric infarction

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Tamara S.; Magnuson, Thomas H.; Ahrendt, Steven a.; Smith-Meek, Melissa A.; Bender, Jeffrey S.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p611
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies the etiology of intestinal infarction. Mortality rate; Elevated serum lactate as a predictor of mortality; Intestinal ischemia as a cause of nonocclusive mesenteric infarction; Implications on the occurrence of multisystem organ failure syndrome.
ACCESSION #
808465

 

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