The majority of Mesenteric Artery Disease can be treated by the placement of an endovascular stent as part of a minimally invasive procedure
In some circumstances the treatment of Mesenteric Artery Disease requires a surgical approach with a bypass operation or surgery to move the artery blood supply
In some cases it may be that the most appropriate thing is not to have any invasive procedures or treatment and your specialist at AVC will be able to talk to you about all of the options
In some cases, nutrition support can assist your body to get the nutrition it needs while experiencing nausea and pain. Pot-operative nutrition support can also assist in your recovery.
Mesenteric Artery Disease is common in patients with other vascular diseases, however the majority of people never have symptoms or problems related to this disease. In a small number of patients they may have chronic abdominal pain or excessive weight loss and have been through other investigations arranged by other specialists including Endoscopy, CT Scans or Ultrasound scans without any other cause being found.
The majority of Mesenteric Artery Disease is identified on CT scans that have been performed to try and identify other cases of pain or weight loss that are more commonly occurring
Mesenteric Artery Disease is a common finding in scans and the majority of patients have no symptoms at all or ever experience serious problems as a result of the disease. If you have no symptoms but are concerned about this finding please speak to your doctor and the Specialists at AVC would be happy to review you to discuss the findings.