Gas in the Portal and Mesentrial Venous Bed in a Vascular Ileus


Authors: T. Daněk;  R. Janoušek;  K. Havlíček;  D. Spitzer
Authors‘ workplace: Ústav zdravotnických studií Univerzity Pardubice, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Pellant, DrSc. ;  Chirurgická klinika, Krajská nemocnice Pardubice, přednosta doc. MUDr. K. Havlíček, CSc. ;  Radiodiagnostické oddělení, Krajská nemocnice Pardubice, primář MUDr. D. Spitzer
Published in: Rozhl. Chir., 2006, roč. 85, č. 1, s. 51-53.
Category: Monothematic special - Original

Overview

Mesenteric artery embolisation is serious complication of heart diseases. Its mortality is almost 95%. Diagnostics of mesenteric artery embolisation is based not only on clinical examination, but also on CT scan. Presence of the gas in portal and mesenteric venous basin is very suspected from vascular ileus. This sign can be very helpful in diagnostics and consequently in treatment of this disease. Late diagnostics and treatment of vascular ileus has fatal prognosis.

Key words:
gas in portal and mesenteric venous basin – vascular ileus – urgent operation – high mortality


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Surgery Orthopaedics Trauma surgery
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