TITLE

Gastrointestinal haemorrhage in protein-losing enteropathy associated with the Fontan circulation

AUTHOR(S)
Seewoodhary, J.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
QJM: An International Journal of Medicine;May2010, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p347
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study on the gastrointestinal haemorrhage in protein-losing enteropathy linked with the Fonatan circulation. A 29-year-old woman was presented with a congenital double inlet left ventricle and pulmonary valvular stenosis. The authors postulate that the gastrointestinal blood loss was caused by the erythrocyte translocation through proinflammatory cytokine-mediated widened gap junctions.
ACCESSION #
50346343

 

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