Covey, Maurice C.; Moeller, Hugo C.
January 1961
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1961, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p42
Academic Journal
Presents a case report on the occurrence and successful surgical management of massive rectal hemorrhage caused by diverticular disease in a patient with hypertensive cardiovascular disease. Background information on the patient; Physical examination; Operative and postoperative course.


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