Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis and Factors Associated with Mortality: A Statistical Analysis with Five-Year Follow-Up

@article{AbuDaff2009MesentericVT,
  title={Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis and Factors Associated with Mortality: A Statistical Analysis with Five-Year Follow-Up},
  author={Saleh N. Abu-Daff and Nasr S Abu-Daff and Mona S Al-Shahed},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={1245-1250}
}
The objective was to study the factors associated with mortality in mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT). We reviewed all cases of bowel ischemia at our institute from 1984 to 2004 and identified 31 cases of MVT and compiled data concerning their demographics, risk factors, investigations, management, surgical procedures, and outcomes. Survival was analyzed for both 30-day and 5-year periods. Analysis of factors associated with mortality in our 31 case series revealed that 30-day mortality was… CONTINUE READING
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