Endoprosthesis in the treatment of severe abdominal angina.

J Martins Pisco, João Alpendre, T Costa Macedo, J Castelo Branco, A Pereira Coutinho, L Xavier De Brito, A Sousa Guerreiro


The endovascular treatment (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stent placement) is an option to surgical treatment in patients with abdominal angor, with good results by a less invasive way. A case of a patient with superior mesenteric artery occlusion and severe stenosis of celiac axis is presented that was treated by endovascular treatment and stenting, with resolution of the abdominal angor.

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