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  • Bowel
  • Because ischemic colitis is a distinct subtype of ischemic bowel disease most often limited to the superficial mucosa, colonoscopy is an alternative and usually safe modality in the diagnosis of this entity and proved more accurate that conventional x-ray and proctoscopy(97). (blogspot.com)
  • cause
  • Ischaemia is an uncommon cause of colitis and is caused by narrowing of the arteries supplying the intestines by atherosclerosis (the build up of plaque on the inner lining of an artery). (sciencephoto.com)
  • Patients
  • [ 12 ] Barium enema results are abnormal in 90% of patients with ischemic colitis. (medscape.com)
  • Here, we report two cases of ischaemic colitis during IFN therapy for chronic hepatitis C. Ischaemic colitis was fully healed within 1 week after its onset and IFN withdrawal, and IFN therapy was resumed following patients' wishes to do so. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Ischaemic colitis did not recur after the resumption of IFN therapy, and sustained virological response was achieved in both patients. (biomedsearch.com)
  • In this report, we also summarize the findings of 11 cases of IFN-associated ischaemic colitis (nine previously published cases plus our two cases) and review the clinical characteristics of ischaemic colitis during IFN therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Horton argued that the treatment of a non-fatal condition did not justify the use of a drug with potentially lethal side effects, and that the FDA should have revoked the approval for alosetron sooner when postmarketing surveillance revealed that many patients had suffered constipation necessitating surgical intervention and ischaemic colitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • necrosis
  • This disease results in ischemic necrosis of varying severities that can range from superficial mucosal involvement to full-thickness transmural necrosis. (medscape.com)
  • limb
  • The limited oxygen in the ischemic limb limits putrefaction and bacteria fail to survive. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because nerves are extremely sensitive to hypoxia, limb paralysis or ischemic neuropathy may persist after revascularization and may be permanent. (wikipedia.org)
  • oxygen
  • Bulkley GB et al (1985) Relationship of blood flow and oxygen consumption to ischemic injury in the canine small intestine. (springer.com)
  • uncommon
  • Ischaemia is an uncommon cause of colitis and is caused by narrowing of the arteries supplying the intestines by atherosclerosis (the build up of plaque on the inner lining of an artery). (sciencephoto.com)
  • common
  • Ischemic heart disease is the most common cause of death in most Western countries and a major cause of hospital admissions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bowel
  • Because ischemic colitis is a distinct subtype of ischemic bowel disease most often limited to the superficial mucosa, colonoscopy is an alternative and usually safe modality in the diagnosis of this entity and proved more accurate that conventional x-ray and proctoscopy(97). (blogspot.com)
  • cause
  • Ischaemia is an uncommon cause of colitis and is caused by narrowing of the arteries supplying the intestines by atherosclerosis (the build up of plaque on the inner lining of an artery). (sciencephoto.com)