Open surgical decompression of celiac axis compression by division of the median arcuate ligament

@inproceedings{Kim2013OpenSD,
  title={Open surgical decompression of celiac axis compression by division of the median arcuate ligament},
  author={Sang Jin Kim and Yang Jin Park and Shin-Seok Yang and Young-wook Kim},
  booktitle={Journal of the Korean Surgical Society},
  year={2013}
}
Median arcuate ligament syndrome is a rare cause of abdominal pain which results from compression of the celiac artery (CA) or rarely, the superior mesenteric artery by a ligament formed by the right and left crura of the diaphragm. We report a case of open surgical decompression of the CA by division of the median arcuate ligament for a 37-year-old female patient who had suffered from chronic postprandial epigastric pain and severe weight loss. We described clinical features, characteristic… CONTINUE READING

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