Hepatic-portal venous gas and pneumatosis intestinalis: Two cases with open jejunostomy tubes

Lawrence V. Hofmann, Douglas P. Beall, Bronwyn Jones, Elliot K. Fishman, Richard Heitmiller

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

This paper describes two cases of hepatic-portal venous gas and pneumatosis intestinalis, definitively diagnosed on CT, associated with open placed jejunostomy tubes in patients who appeared clinically ill but had no evidence of bowel ischemia at surgery. The hepatic-portal venous gas and pneumatosis resolved after surgical removal of the jejunostomy tube, decompression of the bowel, and administration of both bowel prokinetic agents and antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-60
Number of pages5
JournalApplied Radiology
Volume26
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Hepatic-portal venous gas and pneumatosis intestinalis: Two cases with open jejunostomy tubes'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this