Triple-vessel mesenteric ischaemia presenting with gastric ulceration

Department of Clinical Surgery, Trinity Centre, Trinity College Dublin, St. James's Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland.
Irish Journal of Medical Science (Impact Factor: 0.83). 06/2011; 180(2):537-40. DOI: 10.1007/s11845-011-0672-x
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We present an unusual presentation of chronic mesenteric ischaemia in a patient with recurrent gastric ulceration that highlights both the importance of recognition of ischaemia as a possible aetiology in those refractory to conventional treatment and the success of percutaneous transluminal mesenteric angioplasty in these cases.

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