Symptomatic Mesenteric Atherosclerotic Disease—Lessons Learned from the Diagnostic Workup

@article{Bjrnsson2013SymptomaticMA,
  title={Symptomatic Mesenteric Atherosclerotic Disease—Lessons Learned from the Diagnostic Workup},
  author={Steinarr Bj{\"o}rnsson and Timothy A Resch and S. Bol{\'i}var Acosta},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={17},
  pages={973-980}
}
This study aims to analyze the diagnostic workup in patients referred for endovascular mesenteric revascularization for symptomatic mesenteric atherosclerotic disease. Fifty-five patients were identified between 2006 and 2011. Median follow-up time was 24 months. Median age was 71 years, 67 % were women. Forty patients had acute on chronic mesenteric ischemia, eight had acute mesenteric ischemia, and seven had chronic mesenteric ischemia. Other manifestations of atherosclerotic disease were… CONTINUE READING

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