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The treatment of 41 patients with chronic mesenteric insufficiency is reviewed: 20 men and 21 women with a mean age of 59 years were treated and observed for an average of 42 months. Thirty-one patients had symptoms of intestinal angina whereas 10 patients underwent prophylactic revascularization during other aortic operations. All but one patient had… (More)
Duodenocaval fistulae are rare but may well be the source of gastrointestinal hemorrhage with associated sepsis in patients undergoing surgery and subsequently receiving radiation to the right upper abdomen. Management of these fistulae may be challenging. Diagnosis usually requires a high index of suspicion, particularly in post irradiated patients.
Primary venous aneurysms are infrequently noted and rarely have clinical significance. An important exception, however, is an aneurysm of the popliteal vein that is known to be a source for pulmonary emboli. We present the case of a previously healthy 57-year-old man with recurrent episodes of occult pulmonary embolism. Initial diagnostic investigations… (More)