Original Article
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World J Gastroenterol. May 14, 2014; 20(18): 5483-5492
Published online May 14, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i18.5483
Figure 1
Figure 1 Various surgical procedures used to remove the thrombus in acute superior mesenteric vein thrombosis cases. Intraoperative images are presented from representative cases in groups 1 and 2. A: Extensive bowel ischemia during initial surgery (patient 2, group 1); B, C: Localized bowel necrosis and stricture during delayed operation after transcatheter thrombolysis (patient 3, group 2); D: Intraoperative thrombectomy (patient 3, group 1); E: Jejunostomy plus ileostomy with an open abdomen was carried out in a septic patient at a high risk for post-operative abdominal compartment syndrome and recurrence (patient 3, group 2).