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Percutaneous Treatment of Liver Failure and Acute Mesenteric Ischaemia.
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PMID:  22032969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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INTRODUCTION: Synchronous embolism to the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and coeliac axis (CA) is a rare disease. REPORT: A 67-year-old man with atrial fibrillation developed acute liver failure due to an embolic occlusion of the CA and SMA, with a severe coagulation disorder. He was successfully managed with percutaneous stent placement and an exploratory laparotomy was not needed. He remains symptom-free 1 year after the procedure, and duplex follow-up showed stent patency. CONCLUSION: Endovascular techniques in patients with liver failure, no signs of peritonism, early diagnosis and high operative risk seem feasible and should be used if possible, as first-line option.
Authors:
E M San Norberto; V M Gutiérrez; J A González-Fajardo; J Chehayeb; M A Ibáñez; C Vaquero
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2165     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9512728     Medline TA:  Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 European Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Vascular Surgery, Valladolid University Hospital, C/ Ramón y Cajal n°3, 47005 Valladolid, Spain.
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