Ischemic Disorders of the Large and Small Bowel

  • Jeffrey M. Reilly
  • Gregorio A. Sicard


Intestinal ischemia is usually a disease that affects the elderly. It is useful to categorize it as acute or chronic because of the different presentations of patients and the urgency of treatment. It can also be further subdivided by etiology; causes include arterial insufficiency secondary to thrombosis or embolus, venous thrombosis, and nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia.


Superior Mesenteric Artery Mesenteric Ischemia Ischemic Colitis Celiac Axis Intestinal Ischemia 
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