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Mesenteric Ischemia: When a Benign Exam Means Danger Close

  • Caleb J. TaylorEmail author
  • Christopher E. San Miguel
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Abstract

This chapter provides a review of mesenteric ischemia. We will discuss the four pathophysiologies that lead to this disease entity and how the treatment differs between the four groups. This is a high-mortality pathology, which can be easily missed.

Keywords

Mesenteric ischemia Mesenteric embolism Mesenteric thrombus GI bleeding CT angiography 

Notes

Disclosure Statement

The authors of this chapter report no significant disclosures.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency Medicine, Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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