Episode 536

Clinical Challenges in Vascular Surgery: Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

EP. 536 •

Oct 20

• 37 MIN

Clinical Challenges in Vascular Surgery: Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

OVERVIEW

You get called to the ED to evaluate a patient with abdominal pain who is in extreme pain but without any helpful physical exam findings. Time is gut in mesenteric ischemia, so how do you prioritize your workup, initial treatment, and what do you do once you’ve made the diagnosis? In this episode of Behind the Knife, the vascular surgery team discusses all this and more by walking through a real case and talking through the principles of management as well as some helpful tips on how to actually get through these tough clinical scenarios. 

Dr. Bobby Beaulieu is an Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Michigan and the Program Director of the Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Program as well as the Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Frank Davis is an Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Craig Brown is a PGY-7 in the General Surgery program and recently matched 2023 vascular fellow at the University of Michigan.

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