Chapter 29. Ischemic Bowel

  1. Tony C. K. Tham MD, FRCP, FRCPI Consultant Gastroenterologist Head of School of Medicine3,4,
  2. John S. A. Collins MD Consultant Gastroenterologist5 and
  3. Roy M. Soetikno MD, MS Chief Associate Professor6,7
  1. Shai Friedland MD Assistant Professor1,2 and
  2. Roy Soetikno MD, MS Chief Associate Professor6,7

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303292.ch29

Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Second Edition

Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Second Edition

How to Cite

Friedland, S. and Soetikno, R. (2008) Ischemic Bowel, in Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Second Edition (eds T. C. K. Tham, J. S. A. Collins and R. M. Soetikno), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303292.ch29

Editor Information

  1. 3

    The Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  2. 4

    Northern Ireland deanery, UK

  3. 5

    Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  4. 6

    GI Section, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, USA

  5. 7

    Stanford University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

  2. 2

    VA Palo Alto, Stanford, CA, USA

  3. 6

    GI Section, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, USA

  4. 7

    Stanford University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146340

Online ISBN: 9781444303292



  • intestinal ischemia;
  • ischemic bowel;
  • acute mesenteric ischemia;
  • multidetector CT angiography and embolic occlusion of SMA detection;
  • resuscitation and broad-spectrum antibiotics;
  • chronic mesenteric ischemia;
  • surgical revascularization


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Acute mesenteric ischemia

  • Ischemic colitis

  • Chronic mesenteric ischemia

  • Further reading