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Acute mesenteric ischemia: guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery

Overview of attention for article published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery, August 2017
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Title
Acute mesenteric ischemia: guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery
Published in
World Journal of Emergency Surgery, August 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13017-017-0150-5
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Authors

Miklosh Bala, Jeffry Kashuk, Ernest E. Moore, Yoram Kluger, Walter Biffl, Carlos Augusto Gomes, Offir Ben-Ishay, Chen Rubinstein, Zsolt J. Balogh, Ian Civil, Federico Coccolini, Ari Leppaniemi, Andrew Peitzman, Luca Ansaloni, Michael Sugrue, Massimo Sartelli, Salomone Di Saverio, Gustavo P. Fraga, Fausto Catena

Abstract

Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is typically defined as a group of diseases characterized by an interruption of the blood supply to varying portions of the small intestine, leading to ischemia and secondary inflammatory changes. If untreated, this process will eventuate in life threatening intestinal necrosis. The incidence is low, estimated at 0.09-0.2% of all acute surgical admissions. Therefore, although the entity is an uncommon cause of abdominal pain, diligence is always required because if untreated, mortality has consistently been reported in the range of 50%. Early diagnosis and timely surgical intervention are the cornerstones of modern treatment and are essential to reduce the high mortality associated with this entity. The advent of endovascular approaches in parallel with modern imaging techniques may provide new options. Thus, we believe that a current position paper from World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) is warranted, in order to put forth the most recent and practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of AMI. This review will address the concepts of AMI with the aim of focusing on specific areas where early diagnosis and management hold the strongest potential for improving outcomes in this disease process. Some of the key points include the prompt use of CT angiography to establish the diagnosis, evaluation of the potential for revascularization to re-establish blood flow to ischemic bowel, resection of necrotic intestine, and use of damage control techniques when appropriate to allow for re-assessment of bowel viability prior to definitive anastomosis and abdominal closure.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 378 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 61 16%
Other 53 14%
Student > Bachelor 47 12%
Student > Master 37 10%
Researcher 36 10%
Other 88 23%
Unknown 56 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 262 69%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 2%
Engineering 6 2%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 1%
Unspecified 4 1%
Other 20 5%
Unknown 73 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 24. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 November 2019.
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