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Management of acute mesenteric ischaemia: Author's reply

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 14 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:396
  1. Jayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah, assistant professor, gastroenterology (
  1. University of Texas Southwestern, 5325 Harry Hines Boulevard, MC 8887, Dallas, TX 75390, USA

    EDITOR—I appreciate Tambyraja's comments on the management of mesenteric ischaemia. However, when possible, surgical embolectomy is the preferred treatment in mesenteric ischaemia when delay is minimal. Only 25% of acute ischaemic events result from …

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