Home Radiologic Management of Mesenteric Ischemia
Scenario Scenario ID Procedure Adult RRL Peds RRL Appropriateness Category
Recent onset abdominal pain, no peritoneal signs, and known atrial fibrillation. CTA shows filling defect in proximal SMA consistent with embolus. No intramural or extra-luminal air. Initial therapy. 3195689
Systemic anticoagulation

Usually appropriate
Angiography and aspiration embolectomy

Usually appropriate
Transcatheter thrombolysis

Usually appropriate
Surgical embolectomy

May be appropriate