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Official Journal of the International Union of Angiology, the International Union of Phlebology and the Central European Vascular Forum
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International Angiology 2008 August;27(4):353-5

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S-shaped ilio-mesenteric bypass in a young high risk patient

Christopoulos D. 1,2, Podas T. 2, Pitoulias G. 1, Tachtsi M. 1, Papadimitriou D. 1

1 B Surgical Unit, Division of Vascular Surgery, G. Gennimatas Hospital, University of Thessaliniki Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece
2 Agios Loukas Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece


Symptomatic chronic mesenteric ischemia is a rare condition. Several surgical and endovascular techniques have been described, but treatment is individualized according to the conditions of each patient. We report a successful superior mesenteric artery revascularization by using an S-shaped retrograde polytetrafluoroethylene ilio-mesenteric bypass graft in a young overweight patient with a history of two abdominal vascular operations and several comorbidities.

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