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Smoking is an associated risk factor. In most studies, approximately 75-80% of patients smoke.

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Increased incidence is seen in patients with Cardiac failure, H/O atrial fibrillation, Peripheral arterial occlusion, recent surgery[3]


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  2. Barret M, Martineau C, Rahmi G, Pellerin O, Sapoval M, Alsac JM, Fabiani JN, Malamut G, Samaha E, Cellier C (December 2015). "Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia: A Rare Cause of Chronic Abdominal Pain". Am J Med. 128 (12): 1363.e1–8. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.07.029. PMID 26291907.
  3. Acosta S (April 2015). "Mesenteric ischemia". Curr Opin Crit Care. 21 (2): 171–8. doi:10.1097/MCC.0000000000000189. PMID 25689121.