Home Radiologic Management of Mesenteric Ischemia
Scenario Scenario ID Procedure Adult RRL Peds RRL Appropriateness Category
Patient with cardiac disease causing low cardiac output who developed abdominal pain but without peritoneal signs. CTA shows patent origins and proximal portions of celiac artery, SMA, and IMA, with diffuse irregular narrowing of SMA branches. Initial therapy. 3195692
Angiography with infusion of vasodilator

Usually appropriate
Systemic anticoagulation

Usually appropriate
Systemic infusion of prostaglandin E1

May be appropriate
Angiography with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty

Usually not appropriate