Isolated spontaneous dissection of the splanchnic arteries.

  title={Isolated spontaneous dissection of the splanchnic arteries.},
  author={Toshio Takayama and Tetsuro Miyata and Motoaki Shirakawa and Hirokazu Nagawa},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={48 2},
OBJECTIVES Isolated dissection of a splanchnic artery, including the celiac artery, superior mesenteric artery (SMA), and inferior mesenteric artery, and their branches, is a relatively rare condition. This study was conducted to define the characteristics of patients with splanchnic artery dissection and the clinical course of isolated splanchnic artery dissection. METHODS The records of 19 patients were reviewed to survey demographic data, the location of dissection, symptoms, diagnostic… CONTINUE READING