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Akute Gefäßerkrankungen in der Gastroenterologie


Grubhofer, F; Pecoraro, F; Gilhofer, T S; Gubler, C; Lurje, G; Schneider, P M; Lachat, M (2012). Akute Gefäßerkrankungen in der Gastroenterologie. Der Gastroenterologe, 7(2):111-120.

Abstract

Acute gastroenterologic vascular emergencies are common situations in emergency departments and the clinical consequences range from trivial to life-threatening. Only the early recognition of these symptom patterns and prompt use of the appropriate diagnostic tools lead to a correct diagnosis with subsequent potentially life-saving treatment. To decrease the high mortality rate of acute mesenteric ischemia (50%), aorto-enteric fistula (30–40%), visceral artery aneurysms (10–100%) and Budd-Chiari syndrome new strategies with an endovascular approach are gaining importance and are partially replacing established diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms. This article provides a review of the diagnosis and therapy of these gastroenterologic emergency situations.

Abstract

Acute gastroenterologic vascular emergencies are common situations in emergency departments and the clinical consequences range from trivial to life-threatening. Only the early recognition of these symptom patterns and prompt use of the appropriate diagnostic tools lead to a correct diagnosis with subsequent potentially life-saving treatment. To decrease the high mortality rate of acute mesenteric ischemia (50%), aorto-enteric fistula (30–40%), visceral artery aneurysms (10–100%) and Budd-Chiari syndrome new strategies with an endovascular approach are gaining importance and are partially replacing established diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms. This article provides a review of the diagnosis and therapy of these gastroenterologic emergency situations.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Trauma Surgery
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:2012
Deposited On:04 Feb 2013 12:56
Last Modified:05 Jan 2017 14:50
Publisher:Springer Medizin Verlag
ISSN:1861-9681
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11377-011-0580-7

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