Purpose: Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is a life-threatening disease that leads to bowel infarction and death. The optimal management of AMI remains controversial. The present meta-analysis aimed to estimate the prognostic impact of surgical (SG) versus endovascular or hybrid intervention (EV) as the first-line treatment for acute arterial occlusive mesenteric ischemia and to assess whether endovascular strategy was actually effective in reducing bowel resection. Methods: MEDLINE, Scopus and the Cochrane Library databases were searched. There have been no randomized controlled trials comparing SG versus EV for the treatment of AMI. We undertook this systematic review and meta-analysis according to MOOSE (Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology) guidelines, assessing the included study quality with the Newcastle–Ottawa scale. Results: Seven studies comparing EV versus SG as first strategy for the treatment of AMI were selected for the analyses, reporting of 3020 patients. EV was associated with a reduced risk of in-hospital mortality (RR 0.68; 95% CI 0.59–0.79; fixed-effects analysis; p 

What is the Best Revascularization Strategy for Acute Occlusive Arterial Mesenteric Ischemia: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

SALSANO, GIANCARLO;SALSANO, ANTONIO;SPORTELLI, ELENA;Spinella, Giovanni;Pane, Bianca;MAMBRINI, SIMONE;Palombo, Domenico;Santini, Francesco
2018

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Purpose: Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is a life-threatening disease that leads to bowel infarction and death. The optimal management of AMI remains controversial. The present meta-analysis aimed to estimate the prognostic impact of surgical (SG) versus endovascular or hybrid intervention (EV) as the first-line treatment for acute arterial occlusive mesenteric ischemia and to assess whether endovascular strategy was actually effective in reducing bowel resection. Methods: MEDLINE, Scopus and the Cochrane Library databases were searched. There have been no randomized controlled trials comparing SG versus EV for the treatment of AMI. We undertook this systematic review and meta-analysis according to MOOSE (Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology) guidelines, assessing the included study quality with the Newcastle–Ottawa scale. Results: Seven studies comparing EV versus SG as first strategy for the treatment of AMI were selected for the analyses, reporting of 3020 patients. EV was associated with a reduced risk of in-hospital mortality (RR 0.68; 95% CI 0.59–0.79; fixed-effects analysis; p 
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