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World J Gastroenterol. Sep 21, 2008; 14(35): 5432-5435
Published online Sep 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5432
Is there a role for Tc-99m (V) DMSA scintigraphy in ischemic colitis?
Maria I Stathaki, Ioannis E Koutroubakis, Sophia I Koukouraki, Elias A Kouroumalis, Nikolaos S Karkavitsas
Maria I Stathaki, Sophia I Koukouraki, Nikolaos S Karkavitsas, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
Ioannis E Koutroubakis, Elias A Kouroumalis, Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
Author contributions: Stathaki MI, Koukouraki SI, Karkavitsas NS performed and evaluated the scintigraphic images; Koutroubakis IE, Kouroumalis EA collected all clinical data; Stathaki MI, Koutroubakis IE analyzed the data and wrote the paper.
Correspondence to: Ioannis E Koutroubakis, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University Hospital Heraklion, Department of Gastroenterology, PO Box 1352, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece. ktjohn@her.forthnet.gr
Telephone: +30-28-10392253 Fax: +30-28-10542085
Received: May 14, 2008
Revised: August 26, 2008
Accepted: September 2, 2008
Published online: September 21, 2008
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