Medline ® Abstract for Reference 35
of 'Overview of intestinal ischemia in adults'
Infarcted intestine: a diagnostic void.
Glenister KM, Corke CF
ANZ J Surg. 2004;74(4):260.
The diagnostic approaches to infarction of the small intestine are reviewed in the present paper. The inadequacy of current methods, especially biochemical methods, are highlighted. Additionally, the benefits of a sensitive and specific test of intestinal infarction are discussed.
Intensive Care Unit, The Geelong Hospital, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.