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Table 2 Diagnostic features of non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia

From: Diagnosis of non-occlusive acute mesenteric ischemia in the intensive care unit

  Number of patients (%)
Location 92 (100)
 Stomach and/or duodenum 30 (32.6)
 Jejunum and/or ileum 44 (47.8)
 Right colon 50 (54.3)
 Left colon 46 (50)
 Sigmoid colon 39 (42.4)
 Rectum 12 (13)
Surgical findings 70 (100)
 Peritonitis 15 (21.4)
 Perforation 14 (20)
 Peritoneal effusion 48 (68.6)
 Necrosis 54 (77.1)
 Non-necrotic ischemic lesions 16 (22.9)
 Extent of ischemia  
 Extensive (≥2 intestinal segments) 28 (40)
 Segmental 42 (60)
Digestive endoscopy 29 (100)
 Upper digestive fibroscopy 12 (41.4)
 Colonoscopy 12 (41.4)
 Rectosigmoidoscopy 5 (17.2)
Endoscopic findings 29 (100)
 Ischemia 19 (65.5)
 Necrosis 10 (34.5)