Median arcuate ligament compression of the mesenteric vasculature.

@article{Tracci2015MedianAL,
  title={Median arcuate ligament compression of the mesenteric vasculature.},
  author={Margaret Clarke Tracci},
  journal={Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={43-50}
}
Compression of the celiac artery by fibrous bands of the diaphragmatic crura has been associated with gastrointestinal symptoms such as postprandial pain and delayed gastric emptying, a phenomenon known as median arcuate ligament syndrome. The hemodynamic effects of this compression have also been implicated in the development of aneurysms of the celiac… CONTINUE READING