Colon Ischemia: An Update for Clinicians

Thomas G Cotter, Adam C Bledsoe, Seth Sweetser
Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2016, 91 (5): 671-7
Colon ischemia (CI) is an underrecognized entity associated with high morbidity and mortality. Establishing the diagnosis and initiating appropriate and timely treatment is critical for improving outcomes. Colon ischemia is a disease spectrum that requires a full understanding for recognition and treatment. This review outlines the full spectrum of CI management from initial presentation to medical and surgical treatment.

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