Acute mesenteric venous thrombosis: improved outcome with early diagnosis and prompt anticoagulation therapy.

@article{Alvi2009AcuteMV,
  title={Acute mesenteric venous thrombosis: improved outcome with early diagnosis and prompt anticoagulation therapy.},
  author={Abdul Rehman Alvi and Sadaf S Khan and Samiullah Khan Niazi and Muhammad Ghulam and Shahida Bibi},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={210-3}
}
AIM To analyze the clinical spectrum of acute mesenteric venous thrombosis (AMVT), to assess the factors affecting the outcome and to determine the optimal management of this disease. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the case records of 20 patients with acute mesenteric venous thrombosis confirmed on CT imaging or on laparotomy over a 23 year period. Patients were divided into two groups according to the duration of symptoms: group I with symptoms for up to 3 days duration and group II… CONTINUE READING

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