This is is Dr. David
I am sorry you have chronic ischemia in your mesentery.
it sounds like you need to see a general surgeon and have the part of your bowels which are ischemic cut out.
this would be a general surgeon.
there are no hospitals which specialize in this condition
but there are good general surgeons out there who do surgery in the abdomen and bowels
who could cut out the part of your bowels which is ischemic
a gastroenterologist can not do bowel surgery.
your GI doctor can refer you to a general bowel surgeon
why hasn't your GI doctor done this?
The narrowing of the artery is in the stomach (not the bowel) its the blood flow which helps the food to digest, does this still need a general surgeon to operate or a surgeon who specialises in this particular field?
general surgeon also does surgery on the stomach.
the question is if you need a vascular surgeon to help improve blood flow to the stomach.
the stomach takes its blood from the celiac axis which comes from the descending aorta and it turns into the gastric artery.
there are ways to help improve blood flow through angioplasty methods without surgery.
here is an article about it
So can you suggest a hospital that would specialise in this procedure, so that I can tell my GP and get a referral letter.
Departments of 1Radiology, 2Vascular Surgery and 3Vascular Laboratory, King's College Hospital, DenXXXXX XXXXX, London SE5 9RS, UK
Address: Kings College Hospital, DenXXXXX XXXXX, London SE5 9RS, United Kingdom Phone: +44 20 3299 9000
best of luck to you
I hope this helps.
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