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Selective angiography in acute mid-gut ischaemia.
  1. D R Harper,
  2. T A Buist

    Abstract

    Acute mesenteric ischaemia has a high mortality. Early diagnosis and treatment appropriate to the type and extent of vascular insufficiency are essential. Selective angiography can establish the diagnosis and distinguish patients with acute vascular occlusion who require urgent surgery from those with non-occlusive ischaemia for which early surgery is contraindicated.

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