Mesenteric ischemia care at Mayo Clinic

  • Multidisciplinary approach. Mayo Clinic brings together the expertise of doctors who treat blood and lymph vessel disorders (vascular surgeons and vascular medicine specialists), radiologists who perform medical procedures (interventional radiologists) and doctors who treat heart disease (cardiologists) to diagnose and treat mesenteric ischemia. This collaborative approach ensures that you receive a thorough evaluation and treatment tailored to your unique needs.
  • Diagnostic expertise. Mesenteric ischemia can be mistaken for other disorders. Mayo Clinic has doctors who specialize in diagnosing and imaging the blood vessel system to find the cause of your problem.
  • Experience. Doctors at Mayo Clinic treat more than 800 cases of mesenteric ischemia each year. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience with a range of treatments for mesenteric ischemia, including noninvasive procedures and surgery for people with complex conditions.
  • Treatment options. Doctors at Mayo Clinic diagnose and treat mesenteric ischemia using several types of procedures, including a minimally invasive approach and open surgery.

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Locations, travel and lodging

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Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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May 09, 2015