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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lippl, F; Hannig, C; Weiss, W; Allescher, HD; Classen, M; Kurjak, M 
Title:
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: diagnosis and treatment from the gastroenterologist's view. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (SMAS) is caused by compression of the third part of the duodenum between the superior mesenteric artery and the aorta. It occurs most frequently in patients with rapid weight loss. METHODS: We report two young patients, who each presented with a longstanding history of postprandial abdominal pain, nausea, and voluminous vomiting. The diagnosis of SMAS was established by digital fluoroscopy and contrast-enhanced spiral computed tomography (CT) scan...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Gastroenterol 
Year:
2002 
Journal volume:
37 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
640-3 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0944-1174 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie