EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT.... How to evaluate a gastric submucosal tumour in a patient with haematemesis?
- Unusual angiographic findings of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Spiller, Robin // Gut;Jul2008, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p974
A quiz concerning the diagnosis of a 74-year-old man with haemorrhagic shock due to acute and massive bloody stool is presented.
- Clinical Significance of Mallory-Weiss Tears. Harris, Jeffrey M.; DiPalma, Jack A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1993, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p2056
Objectives: To assess course and outcome of patients with endoscopically diagnosed Mallory-Weiss tear bleeding. Subjects: Thirty-four subjects seen during a 5-yr period formed the study group. Results: Available follow-up after index bleed was 27.5 months Â± 2.7 SEM. There was no antecedent...
- EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: Answer. // Gut;Dec2007, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p1695
The article presents the answer to the editor's quiz in a preceding page which illustrates the case of a 33-year-old patient with sudden heamatemesis and mild epigastric tenderness and is suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding. Computed tomography showed soft tissue mass that arises from the...
- Superior Pancreaticoduodenal Artery Aneurysm Rupture Presenting with Hemorrhage from the Ampulla of Vater into the Gastrointestinal Tract. Krmpotich, Phillip T.; Makdisi, Walid F. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1995, Vol. 90 Issue 11, p2046
Reports on a case of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage secondary to rupture of a superior pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysm (PDA) and emphasizes circumstances under which a ruptured small visceral aneurysm should be considered. Medical history of a 67-year-old man who was admitted in June 1994...
- Spiculation of Antral Margin in Erosive Gastritis. Slasky, B. Simon; Herbert, David L.; Collingwond, John C. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1982, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p126
Because of the low yield, conventional barium studies had been considered an unreliable method of detecting erosions of the stomach. With the advent of the double contrast examination, the literature is now replete with examples of erosive gastritis demonstrated by this technique. As in...
- Lower gastrointestinal bleeding: a review. Edelman, David; Sugawa, Choichi // Surgical Endoscopy;Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p514
Lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) continues to be a problem for physicians. Acute LGIB is defined as bleeding that emanates from a source distal to the ligament of Treitz. Although 80% of all LGIB will stop spontaneously, the identification of the bleeding source remains challenging and...
- Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the Amsterdam Area: Incidence, Diagnosis, and Clinical Outcome. Vreeburg, E. M.; Snel, P.; De Bruijne, J. W.; Bartelsman, J. F. W. M.; Rauws, E. A. J.; Tytgat, G. N. J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1997, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p236
Objectives: In the United States of America and the United Kingdom several epidemiologicai upper gastrointestinal hieeding (UGIB) surveys have heen done. However, information ahout the current epidemiology of acute UGIB in continental Western Europe is sparse. Methods: From July of 1993 to July...
- Massive haematemesis in an African male. Mourra, N.; Marceau, C.; Pacanowski, J.; Tiret, E.; Flejou, J.F. // Gut;Jan2008, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p49
A quiz concerning the diagnosis on a massive haematemesis in an African male is presented.
- Painful gastrointestinal haemorrhage: diagnostic value of 16 detector multislice computed tomography. Harish, S.; Groves, A. M.; Freeman, A. H. // Gut;Dec2005, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p1740
A quiz concerning the diagnostic value of the multislice computed tomography of an 84 year old women suffering from painful gastrointestinal haemorrhage is presented.