oa South African Medical Journal - Venous mesenteric thrombosis : report on a case with recovery

Volume 26, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A successful case of resection of the small intestine for a case of idiopathic mesenteric venous thrombosis is descriptionbed. The use of heparin is urged in cases of thrombophlebitis when dangerous complications are feared, as suggested by D'Abreu and Humble. Fluid, protein, electrolyte and vitamin balance wereconstantly watched in order to avoid the occurrence of any irreversible state.

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