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Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 May;27(4):497.e1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2012.09.009. Epub 2013 Apr 5.

Omental vein catheter thrombolysis for acute porto-mesenteric vein thrombosis.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA.


Mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) is an uncommon clinical condition with potential high morbidity. We report here a patient who presented with acute-onset MVT and bowel infarction, which was successfully ameliorated with intramesenteric vein thrombolytic therapy.

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