Superior mesenteric venous thrombosis

Kaminsky, Matt; Hochman, David
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/5/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 6, p693
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a 45-year-old woman, who was presented to the emergency department with severe abdominal pain after her three weeks of an elective abdominal colectomy. It states that the woman had undergone an abdominal colectomy due to refractory ulcerative colitis. However, it mentions that the real cause of woman's pain was the superior mesenteric venous thrombosis. It adds that mesenteric venous thrombosis has no formal guidelines for the treatment.


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