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Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 86 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Barium : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  2. Vascular Compression of the Duodenum : 5 results : IBA
  3. Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Urso) : 2 results : FDA 9 Generic
  4. Carboplatin (JM8) : 1 result : FDA 29 Generic
  5. Tobramycin (Nebcin) : 1 result : FDA 44 Generic
  6. Opium (Papaveretum) : 1 result : IBA
  7. Hormones : 1 result : IBA
  8. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 1 result : FDA 74 Generic
  9. Cisplatin (Platino) : 1 result : FDA 6 Generic
  10. Mitochondrial encephalopathy : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome

  1. Duodenal Obstruction
  2. Cholangitis
  3. Jaundice
  4. Pancreatitis
  5. Necrosis
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Key Therapies for Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome

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  1. Liver Transplantation : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 12 results
  3. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) : 6 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 6 results
  5. Laparotomy : 4 results
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