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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 112-113

Fatal non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia after esophagectomy

Department of Thoracic Services, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India

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Sajid S Qureshi
Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai - 400 012
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.63546

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Non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia (NOMI) is a disorder with an extremely high mortality. Salvage of affected patients requires early recognition and aggressive intervention to prevent intestinal gangrene. We present a case of NOMI developing after esophagectomy and discuss the pathophysiology diagnosis and therapy.

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