Acute Mesenteric Ischaemia

  • J. S. Refson
  • J. H. N. Wolfe


A 78-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 12-h history of sudden-onset abdominal pain. She had vomited after the pain started, and she had also had two episodes of diarrhoea. Until this time, she had been well, although she was known to be in atrial fibrillation and took digoxin 125 μg daily.


Superior Mesenteric Artery Acute Mesenteric Ischaemia Chronic Mesenteric Ischaemia Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis Superior Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis 
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