International Journal of Surgery Research

International Journal of Surgery Research


International Journal of Surgery Research
International Journal of Surgery Research
Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2021)

Mechanism and risk factors of ischemic bowel in COVID 19 patients


Lamees Al Sulaim, Adi Abdulaziz Al Dubaiyan, Ahmad Saleh Al Mohimeed

Introduction: SARS-CoV-2 is an abbreviation for severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 that started after the emergence of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). This condition is presented initially with a severe form of pneumonia, but many patients show extra-pulmonary complications, one of them being the development of ischemic bowel secondary to hypercoagulation status. Aim: This review aimed to find the common risk factors observed in COVID 19 patients who develop bowel ischemia and mechanism related to this disease.
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How to cite this article:
Lamees Al Sulaim, Adi Abdulaziz Al Dubaiyan, Ahmad Saleh Al Mohimeed. Mechanism and risk factors of ischemic bowel in COVID 19 patients. International Journal of Surgery Research, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2021, Pages 45-47
International Journal of Surgery Research