Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is an acute life-threatening vascular emergency. Clinical presentation is often unspecific. Rapid diagnosis and therapy are essential in survival. Contrast-enhanced spiral computed tomography is sensitive and highly specific in the diagnosis of AMI.
|Translated title of the contribution||Acute mesenteric ischemia: Diagnostic value of computed tomography|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Jun 7 2000|
- Acute mesenteric infarction
- Computed tomography
- Portal-venous gas
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