Acute mesenteric ischaemia (AMI) can be treated either by open bypass grafting or occasionally by antegrade endovascular stenting. We present a patient with symptoms of AMI, in the early postoperative period, following thrombosis of an iliac to superior mesenteric bypass to treat chronic mesenteric ischaemia. A hybrid technique combining open surgery with a retrograde endovascular approach was performed. This allowed for direct visualisation of the bowel and immediate revascularisation of the mesenteric circulation.
- vascular surgery
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Contributors MGF performed the data collection and analysis, and writing of the manuscript. BA performed the procedure and revision of the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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