Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Marcie Feinman, Elliott R. Haut

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Abstract

This article examines causes of occult, moderate and severe lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. The difference in the workup of stable vs unstable patients is stressed. Treatment options ranging from minimally invasive techniques to open surgery are explored.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55-63
Number of pages9
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Volume94
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2014

Keywords

  • Angiodysplasia
  • Diverticulosis
  • Hematochezia
  • Melena

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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