USE OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY TO DETERMINE IF CT DIFFERENCES EXIST BETWEEN SMALL-BOWEL ISCHEMIA AND INTRAMURAL HEMORRHAGE

Dr. Nitin R. Bhutada, Dr.Sunita N Bhutada

Abstract


Aims & objectives:- To determine if CT differences exist between small-bowel ischemia and intramural hemorrhage
Materials and Methods:- This retrospective study of 13 patients having been evaluated for abdominal pain with two
slice spiral CT scanner, somatom, Siemens (Germany) at Tertiary care centre, from August 2016 to October 2017. The series consists of patients
in whom imaging revealed features suggestive of bowel wall ischemia and or or and intramural hemorrhage
Reasult:-
1) The peak incidence was noted between 3rd to 5th decades, nearly decade earlier than western countries.
2) Length of involvement was short segments with intramural haemorrhage and relatively long segment in case of ischemia
3) Hemoperitoneum is more common in patient with intramural hemorrhage
4) Short segment involvement with a thickness of 1 cm or more is typical of intramural hemorrhage


Keywords


Intestinal ischemia, Intramural hemorrhage.

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