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Mesenteric vein thrombosis

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The following summarized guidelines for the evaluation and management of mesenteric vein thrombosis are prepared by our editorial team based on guidelines from the American Society of Hematology (ASH 2023), the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES 2022), the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD 2021), the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG 2020), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA 2018), the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS 2017), the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES 2016), and the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL 2016).
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Guidelines

1.Diagnostic investigations

Indications for testing, portal vein thrombosis: obtain contrast-enhanced CT or MRI to assess the extension of thrombus into the mesenteric veins and to exclude tumor thrombus in patients with cirrhosis developing new portal and/or mesenteric vein thrombus.
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2.Medical management

Anticoagulation therapy, indications, WSES: consider administering a continuous infusion of UFH for the management of patients with mesenteric venous thrombosis.
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