• retrograde
  • Thrombolytic agents can be introduced either via a superior mesenteric artery catheter or a transhepatic transportal retrograde approach, whereas mechanic clot lysis can only be achieved via a retrograde transhepatic venous approach 2 . (radiopaedia.org)
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound and catheter mesenteric angiography are reported to have approximately 70% sensitivity 3 but in practice are infrequently requested as a first line investigation, unless the presentation suggests another diagnosis (e.g. cholecystitis). (radiopaedia.org)
  • Upper
  • Radiographic imaging revealed hepatic duct dilation with several anatomic anomalies including small bowel location in the right upper abdomen, cecum, and appendix in the left lower quadrant, reversed superior mesenteric artery and superior mesenteric vein positions, and right-sided duodenal-jejunal flexture as well as an entirely right-sided pancreas, and left lower pelvis with ≥6 separate splenules. (ovid.com)
  • Early
  • Abstract -The early effects of hypercholesterolemia on leukocyte-endothelium interaction were studied in vivo in the rabbit mesenteric microcirculation. (ahajournals.org)