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Anatomic Classification of Fullen et al for Injury to the Superior Mesenteric Artery

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
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Description:

Fullen et al developed a classification scheme for injuries to the superior mesenteric artery. Injury involving different portions (or zones) of the artery result in ischemic injury to different segments of the small bowel and/or colon.

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