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Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome

DUODENAL OBSTRUCTION by the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) which travels in the root of the MESENTERY and crosses over the DUODENUM. The syndrome is characterized by the dilated proximal duodenum and STOMACH, bloating, ABDOMINAL CRAMPS, and VOMITING. Often it is observed in patient with body casts after spinal surgery.
Also Known As:
Cast Syndrome; Wilkie Syndrome; Syndrome, Cast; Syndrome, Wilkie; Duodenal Compression Syndrome, Mesenteric; Mesenteric Duodenal Compression Syndrome
Networked: 86 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Duodenal Obstruction
2. Cholangitis
3. Jaundice
4. Pancreatitis
5. Necrosis

Experts

1. Uchida, Keiichi: 2 articles (04/2015 - 10/2007)
2. Inoue, Mikihiro: 2 articles (04/2015 - 10/2007)
3. Kusunoki, Masato: 2 articles (04/2015 - 10/2007)
4. Otake, Kohei: 2 articles (04/2015 - 10/2007)
5. Baron, Todd H: 2 articles (04/2010 - 07/2008)
6. Kothari, Shanu N: 2 articles (11/2006 - 03/2005)
7. Lara, Michael D: 2 articles (11/2006 - 03/2005)
8. Tian, Hu: 1 article (07/2015)
9. Liu, Ju: 1 article (07/2015)
10. Peng, Jian: 1 article (07/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome:
1. BariumIBA
2. Vascular Compression of the DuodenumIBA
3. Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Urso)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Carboplatin (JM8)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Tobramycin (Nebcin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Opium (Papaveretum)IBA
7. HormonesIBA
8. Heparin (Liquaemin)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Mitochondrial encephalopathyIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Liver Transplantation
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass)
4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
5. Laparotomy