Polling Station

Poll 01/03/2019 – 31/03/2019

The chronic mesenteric ischemia

Patient’s characteristics


Gender: Female

Age: 69 years old

Comorbidity: Arterial hypertension, Dyslipidemia, coronary heart disease (DES deployment 2 years ago)

Symptoms:  Postprandial pain

Previous abdominal operations: None

DUS: Occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery

Question #1

Do you think that isolated SMA occlusion can cause mesenteric ischemia?
  • Yes
  • No
Question #2

Which would be your primary SMA revascularization method?
  • Endovascular
  • Surgery
  • Hybrid
Question #3

In case of endovascular therapy, which is your primary access vessel
  • Common femoral
  • Upper extremity
Question #4

Which is your primary endovascular treatment option?
  • Bare Metal Stent
  • Stent Graft
  • Drug eluting stent
  • Plain Angioplasty
  • Drug coated balloon angioplasty
  • Vessel prep and drug coated balloon angioplasty
Question #5

Which conduit do you prefer for surgical reconstructions?
  • Great saphenous vein
  • Synthetic conduit
Question #6

In case of severe calcification of the aorta which surgical revasculariation option do you favor?
  • Antegrade bypass
  • Iliac-mesenteric bypass
  • Hybrid revascularization (retrograde endo treatment)