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Stenting the Inferior Mesenteric Artery for Chronic Mesenteric Ischaemia

Published:October 07, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2022.10.006
      A European guideline for the investigation and management of chronic mesenteric ischaemia offers a structured approach to the investigation and treatment of mesenteric vascular disease.
      • Terlouw L.
      • Moelker A.
      • Abrahamsen J.
      • Acosta S.
      • Bakker O.
      • Baumgartner I.
      • et al.
      European guidelines on chronic mesenteric ischaemia – clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic mesenteric ischaemia.
      Endovascular treatment is advocated.
      • Terlouw L.
      • Moelker A.
      • Abrahamsen J.
      • Acosta S.
      • Bakker O.
      • Baumgartner I.
      • et al.
      European guidelines on chronic mesenteric ischaemia – clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic mesenteric ischaemia.
      An earlier guideline published by the European Society of Vascular Surgery in 2017 acknowledged that there may be a role for endovascular revascularisation of the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA), but there was parity regarding its indication.
      • Björck M.
      • Koelemay M.
      • Acosta S.
      • Bastos Goncalves F.
      • Kölbel T.
      • Kolkman J.
      • et al.
      Management of the diseases of mesenteric arteries and veins. Clinical practice guidelines of the European Society of Vascular Surgery (ESVS).

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