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Case Reports in Vascular Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 485141, 4 pages
Case Report

Stent Placement for Acute Superior Mesenteric Artery Occlusion Associated with Type B Aortic Dissection

Department of Radiology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya 467-0001, Japan

Received 4 December 2014; Revised 1 May 2015; Accepted 12 May 2015

Academic Editor: Andreas Zirlik

Copyright © 2015 Kazushi Suzuki et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A 50-year-old man had a mesenteric ischemia related to superior mesenteric artery (SMA) occlusion associated with a type B aortic dissection. We decided to perform stent placement for the SMA and could avoid mesenteric ischemia. We think the stent placement in the SMA might be an option for the treatment of mesenteric ischemia caused by aortic dissection.