A case of acute mesenteric ischemia that responded to a combined treatment concept.

Abstract

Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is still associated with a high mortality rate. Early diagnosis and treatment are mandatory since irreversible bowel damage occurs within a few hours of total ischemia. Reactive vasoconstriction, high postoperative vascular reocclusion rate and the release of toxic substances from the damaged bowel followed by bacterial… (More)

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