Cases J 2010 Mar 9;3:76. Epub 2010 Mar 9.
Cancer Center, Kagawa Medical University Hospital, 1750-1 Ikenobe, Miki-cho, Kita-gun, Kagawa, 761-0793, Japan.
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J Mal Vasc 2008 May 18;33(2):96-100. Epub 2008 Apr 18.
Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Division of Clinical Surgery, Hospital of Cattinara, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, Trieste, Italy.
Introduction: Idiopathic mesenteric venous thrombosis is a rare entity. An early diagnosis and thrombolytic and anticoagulant therapy are very important.
Patient And Methods: We report a case of a patient, without any specific known risk factor, with small intestinal ischemia secondary to superior mesenteric vein thrombosis (SMVT). Read More
Am J Gastroenterol 2003 Jun;98(6):1299-304
Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the etiology and natural history of acute superior mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) with and without splenic or portal vein involvement.
Methods: A retrospective analysis was carried out of patients with acute superior MVT evaluated between 1979 and 1998. Case records were reviewed and a questionnaire mailed to patients for follow-up evaluation. Read More
AJR Am J Roentgenol 2014 Jul;203(1):62-9
1 Department of Radiology and Interventional Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) in the Swiss Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort Study and to correlate MVT with clinical outcome.
Materials And Methods: Abdominal portal phase CT was used to examine patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Two experienced abdominal radiologists retrospectively analyzed the images, focusing on the superior and inferior mesenteric vein branches and looking for signs of acute or chronic thrombosis. Read More
J Vasc Surg 2001 Oct;34(4):680-4
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.
Objective: Mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) and its clinical spectrum have become better defined following improvements in diagnostic imaging. Historically, MVT has been described as a morbid clinical entity, but this may not necessarily be true. Often, an underlying disease process that predisposes a patient to MVT can be found and potentially treated. Read More