International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

2018, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A

Assessment of cases of mesenteric ischaemia: A MDCT study
Author(s)
Mallarapu Chandrasekhar
Abstract
Introduction: The present study was conducted to assess the cases of mesenteric ischemia with MDCT.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 32 cases of mesenteric ischemia of both genders. All patients underwent MDCT examination with 128 detector rows Siemens definition AS scanner.
Results: Out of 32 patients, 18 lesions were acute which comprised of 10 males and 8 females and in 14 chronic lesions, 8 males and 6 females. The difference was non- significant (P< 0.05). MDCT shows bowel wall thickening in males (14) and females (12), bowel distention in 8 males and 7 females, SMA dissection in 7 males and 8 females and pneumatosis in 5 males and females 6. The difference was non- significant (P> 0.05).
Conclusion: Authors found MDCT a useful diagnostic tool in diagnosis of cases of mesenteric ischaemia. It provides excellent evaluation of vascular structures.
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How to cite this article:
Mallarapu Chandrasekhar. Assessment of cases of mesenteric ischaemia: A MDCT study. International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging. 2018; 1(1): 13-15. DOI: 10.33545/26644436.2018.v1.i1a.5
International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging