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[Vascular surgical aspects of small bowel ischaemia]

DÓBI István1

JUNE 30, 1992

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1992;2(06)

[A brief account is given of acute and chronic diseases underlying the disorders of blood supply to the small bowel. In cases of acute disorders, considering the diagnostic difficulties involved, the author stresses the importance of commencing of a vasodilatator treatment immediately after the tentative diagnosis has been reached based on the first suspicious symptomes, and also requiring angiography to render the accurate diagnosis. This is the only possibility to increase (without irreversible tissue damages) the number of successful early vascular reconstructions which are the prerequisites to reducing in lethality. Finally, based on his own extensive experimental work, the author proposes to make allowances for the augmented local postischaemic vasoconstrictor trends of vascular reactivity in the complex therapeutic regimen of these diseases. ]

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  1. Semmelweis Orvostudományi Egyetem, Budapest Ér- és Szívsebészeti klinika Kutató Laboratórium

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