Abdominal angina - A rare cause of chronic abdominal pain

Zia-ur-Rehman, Abdul Rehman Alvi, Ziad Sophie

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We report here a case of chronic postprandial abdominal pain and weight loss of more than one year duration. He was diagnosed to have abdominal angina (chronic mesenteric ischemia) on CT angiography. Open surgical revascularization procedure-right common iliac mesenteric polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) bypass graft achieved positive short and longterm outcome with follow-up of twenty two months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)439-441
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


  • Abdominal angina
  • Chronic mesenteric ischemia
  • Iliac-mesenteric bypass graft
  • Intestinal angina
  • Revascularization


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