Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

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Diseases of the Colon & Rectum:
doi: 10.1007/BF02555062
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Total colonic ischemia.

Welch, G. H. F.R.C.S.; Shearer, M. G. F.R.C.S.; Imrie, C. W. F.R.C.S.; Anderson, J. R. F.R.C.S.; Gilmour, D. G. M.D., F.R.C.S.

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: The involvement of the entire colon in an ischemic process is unusual because of the dual source of blood supply to the large bowel. Three cases of total ischemic colitis are presented. A precipitating cause to account for the distribution of ischemia was identified in each patient.

(C) The ASCRS 1986


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