Management of acute mesenteric ischaemia: Recommended strategy is misleading

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7411.396 (Published 14 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:396
  1. Andrew L Tambyraja, lecturer (andrew.tambyraja@ed.ac.uk)
  1. Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences (Surgery), Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4SA

    EDITOR—Sreenarasimhaiah has produced a comprehensive review of the clinical features and diagnosis of intestinal ischaemia.1 However, the recommended management strategy for acute mesenteric ischaemia is misleading and flawed.

    Contrary to Sreenarasimhaiah's report, surgical embolectomy should …

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