mesenteric artery syndrome

mesenteric artery syndrome

Mesenteric artery ischemia Any condition linked to occlusion of one or more mesenteric arteries; seen in older subjects 2º to ASHD, occasionally linked to OCs possibly due to vasospasm Clinical, early Nonspecific GI complaints, abdominal pain late Abdominal distension, shock, peritonitis too late 45% mortality.
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Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in children: A 20-year experience.
Clinical and radiological aspects of the superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
Diagnosis and treatment of superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
Ultrasound imaging in diagnosis of superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
Multidetector row CT of superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome as a consequence of burn injury.
Chin LW Chou MC, Wang HP Ultrasonography diagnosis of superior mesenteric artery syndrome in the ED.
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (Wilkie syndrome) was excluded, as the level of obstruction demonstrated on the contrast study was beyond the midline and the history was not compatible.
Jenny suffered from superior mesenteric artery syndrome, the rapid wasting of abdominal fat that causes the aforementioned artery to actually compress the small bowel very near the stomach.
Fewer than 2% of cases included ovarian cysts, superior mesenteric artery syndrome, gallstones, chronic appendicitis, or hydronephrosis.
Acute superior mesenteric artery syndrome involving the reversal or removal of the precipitating factor with proper nutrition and replacement of fluid and electrolytes, either by surgically inserted jejunal feeding tube, nasogastric intubation or peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC line) administering total parenteral nutrition (TPN).
CONCLUSION: With the advent of newer imaging techniques Superior mesenteric artery syndrome has been clearly defined.