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Successful recanalization of chronic total occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery by transradial approach.
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PMID:  20669353     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It is a challenge to confirm chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI) as a cause of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as postprandial epigastric bloating, anorexia, and debilitating weight loss. Endovascular intervention for CMI has been gaining popularity because of the high morbidity associated with surgical revascularization. However, in EVI for superior mesenteric artery (SMA) occlusion, the transfemoral approach is limited by difficulty in coaxial alignment of the guiding catheter, which leads to insufficient back-up support. Herein, we report on a 58-year-old male patient with chronic total occlusion of the SMA, which was successfully revascularized by endovascular intervention via the left radial artery. Transradial endovascular therapy may be another treatment option for the treatment of CMI.
Authors:
Woo Taek Kim; Sung Gyun Ahn; Jun-Won Lee; Joong Kyung Sung; Seung Hwan Lee; Junghan Yoon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Zhejiang University. Science. B     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1862-1783     ISO Abbreviation:  J Zhejiang Univ Sci B     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101236535     Medline TA:  J Zhejiang Univ Sci B     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  627-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Korea.
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