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Antegrade revascularisation for chronic visceral ischaemia.
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PMID:  15965876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There is no consensus of opinion on the best surgical approach for the management of chronic visceral ischaemia. The antegrade revascularisation has several advantages. It provides an excellent exposure of the supraceliac aorta, the option of originating the bypass from several areas of the distal thoracic and supraceliac aorta that is usually spared of atherosclerosis and the bypass is placed in the direction of normal blood flow (antegrade direction). The supraceliac aorta can be approached through an abdominal or a low thoracoabdominal extraperitoneal route. The results on several series indicate that it is a durable and effective technique.
G Geroulakos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zentralblatt für Chirurgie     Volume:  130     ISSN:  0044-409X     ISO Abbreviation:  Zentralbl Chir     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-20     Completed Date:  2005-11-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413645     Medline TA:  Zentralbl Chir     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  235-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / etiology*,  mortality,  surgery
Arteriosclerosis / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*
Chronic Disease
Follow-Up Studies
Ischemia / mortality,  surgery*
Mesenteric Artery, Superior / surgery
Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion / surgery
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Survival Rate
Viscera / blood supply*

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