A CASE REPORT OF SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY OCCLUSION
- Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis. Kumar, Shaji; Sarr, Michael G.; Kamath, Patrick S. // New England Journal of Medicine;12/6/2001, Vol. 345 Issue 23, p1683
Discusses mesenteric venous thrombosis, which has been found to cause intestinal gangrene and intestinal infarction distinct from mesenteric arterial occlusion. Description of the disease; How it is diagnosed; Details of acute, subacute and chronic mesenteric venous thrombosis; Symptoms;...
- Young Women Presenting with Chronic Mesentric Ischemia. Ling, Felix J.; Eskandari, Mark K. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p351
Chronic mesenteric ischemia is primarily a disease of the elderly, who have widespread atherosclerosis of the celiac, superior mesenteric, and inferior mesenteric arteries. Risk factors include smoking, vasculitis, fibromuscular dysplasia, and arterial dissection. Presented here are 2 cases of...
- Recanalization of Concomitant Iliac Artery and Common Femoral Artery Occlusions Using an Antegrade Hybrid (Open/Endovascular) Approach. Dosluoglu, Hasan H.; Harris, Linda M.; Cherr, Gregory S. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Apr/May2007, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p130
The endovascular treatment of patients with bulky iliofemoral occlusions usually requires a femoral endarterectomy, coupled with iliac recanalization. This requires crossing the occlusions with a guidewire, which is usually attempted in a retrograde fashion. If this fails, then a surgical inflow...
- Mesenteric arterial ischaemia: diagnosis and therapeutic options. Cleveland, TJ; Nawaz, S; Gaines, PA // Vascular Medicine;2002, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p311
Ischaemia of the bowel may arise from a number of causes affecting the arterial and venous compartments of the vascular tree. This article addresses the causes and consequences of arterial obstruction, which may compromise the supply of oxygenated blood to the bowel. These events may occur as an...
- Ruptured Mycotic Aneurysm of the Superior Mesenteric Artery That Was Due to Cardiobacterium Endocarditis
. Silver, Steven E. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/1/1999, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p1573
Describes a case of a superior mesenteric mycotic aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery caused by Cardiobacterium hominis. Medical history; Laboratory findings; Causes of mycotic aneurysm; Sites of involvement for mycotic aneurysm; Symptoms exhibited; Treatment.
- Bisacodyl abuse. // Reactions Weekly;10/30/2010, Issue 1325, p10
The article describes the case of a 29-year-old woman who developed superior mesenteric artery (SMA) following bisacodyl abuse.
- Internal medicine (clinical vignettes) & (research). // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS44
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `An unusual case of abdominal pain: Idiopathic acute mesenteric vein thrombosis,' by S. Shafazand and S. Shadowitz from the University of Toronto.
- Transcatheter Treatment of Thromboembolism in the Superior Mesenteric Artery. Nishida, Akifumi; Fukui, Kenichiro // New England Journal of Medicine;7/28/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 4, pe4
The article presents a case study of an 88-year-old woman presented with an acute onset of severe abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea. She had a history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation. A physical examination of the patient showed diffuse abdominal tenderness without guarding or...
- Celiomesenteric Trunk Compression and Absence of Collateral Vessels in the Large Intestine. Dewitt, R. Chance; Cooley, Denton A. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p461
The authors report the case of a rare rnesenteric anomaly in a 71-year-old man who presented with a preexisting abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and a progressive history of postprandial abdominal pain and 10-lb weight loss. Aortography revealed a common celiomesenteric trunk, an absent middle...