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Chronic Intestinal Ischemia

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  • The superior mesenteric artery, a large blood vessel that branches from the aorta, supplies the intestine with blood. If insufficient blood reaches the intestine, it causes a condition known as intestinal ischemia.

  • Pain in abdomen/stomach 1-3 hours after eating
  • Weight loss caused by avoidance of eating and subsequent discomfort
  • Sometimes Diarrhea

  • Atherosclerosis (cholesterol build up) of the arteries (i.e., superior mesenteric, celiac, and inferior mesenteric) of the intestines

  • Angiography -- dye injected and X-Rays taken to determine where the ischemia is located

  • Vascular surgery or balloon angioplasty of the affected blood vessels




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