Home Radiologic Management of Mesenteric Ischemia
Scenario Scenario ID Procedure Adult RRL Peds RRL Appropriateness Category
Recent onset abdominal pain, peritoneal signs, and known atrial fibrillation. CTA shows filling defect in the proximal SMA consistent with embolus and evidence of bowel infarction. Initial therapy. 3195694
Surgical revascularization

Usually appropriate
Systemic anticoagulation

Usually appropriate
Angiography and aspiration embolectomy

May be appropriate
Transcatheter thrombolysis

Usually not appropriate