The correlation of the D-dimer test and biphasic computed tomography with mesenteric computed tomography angiography in the diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia


Akyidiz H. Y. , Akcan A., Oztuerk A. , Sozuer E., Küçük C., Karahan I.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.197, no.4, pp.429-433, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 197 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2008.02.011
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.429-433

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Early diagnosis is the main factor to improve the outcome of acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI). The goal Of this Study Was to assess the correlation of the D-dimer test and biphasic computed tomography (CT) with mesenteric CT angiography for the diagnosis of AMI.