The value of the serum I-FABP level for diagnosing acute mesenteric ischemia


GUZEL M., SÖZÜER E. M. , SALT O., İKİZCELİ İ., AKDUR O., YAZICI C.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.44, no.11, pp.2072-2076, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-013-0810-3
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2072-2076
  • Keywords: D-dimer, I-FABP, Leukocyte, Mesenteric ischemia, ACID-BINDING-PROTEIN, INTESTINAL ISCHEMIA, D-DIMER, INFARCTION, OCCLUSION, ARTERY, DAMAGE

Abstract

Purpose This study examined the feasibility of using the serum intestinal fatty acid binding protein (I-FABP) level for the early diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia, and investigated whether it contributes to the clinical decision-making process.