Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2010 • VOLUME 16 • №2

A CASE OF SUCCESSFUL SURGICAL TREATMENT OF A PATIENT WITH PORTAL HYPERTENSION AND ASCITES INDUCED BY A FISTULA BETWEEN THE SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY AND THE VEIN

Salimov D.R., Ignatyev I.M.
Department of Vascular Surgery Interregional Clinical and Diagnostic Centre,
Kazan, Russia

Presented herein is a clinical case report concerning surgical management of a rare-localization arteriovenous fistula, i.e., between the superior mesenteric artery and vein (the system of the portal vein) complicated by portal hypertension and ascites in a 67-year-old male patient. The check examination performed one month after the operation revealed no signs of either portal hypertension or ascites.

KEY WORDS: portal vein, superior mesenteric artery and vein, arteriovenous fistula, portal hypertension, multispiral X-ray computed tomography.

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