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Surgical Technique
March 1999

Management of Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill.

Arch Surg. 1999;134(3):328-330. doi:10.1001/archsurg.134.3.328

Acute mesenteric ischemia is a serious illness requiring prompt surgical attention. The clinical presentation, diagnostic strategy, and management of this disease are reviewed. Options for revascularization are briefly outlined.