Publications of Evelyne BOESMANS
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See detailL'ischemie mesenterique aigue.
KERZMANN, Arnaud ULiege; HAUMANN, Alexandre ULiege; BOESMANS, Evelyne ULiege et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2018), 73(5-6), 300-303

Acute mesenteric ischemia is a real life-threatening emergency. Mode of presentation is severe abdominal pain with sudden onset. The etiology is most of the time embolus coming from the heart or ... [more ▼]

Acute mesenteric ischemia is a real life-threatening emergency. Mode of presentation is severe abdominal pain with sudden onset. The etiology is most of the time embolus coming from the heart or thrombosis of atherosclerotic vessel wall concerning the superior mesenteric artery. The best investigation is computed tomography with intravenous contrast media injection. Treatment consists of revascularization by open surgery or endovascular approach. Bowel resection may be necessary, as well as delayed second look surgery. This paper aims to review etiologies and therapeutics options for acute mesenteric ischemia. [less ▲]

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