EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: Answer
- 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...
- THE MALLORY--WEISS SYNDROMEâˆ—. Abrams, William W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1960, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p574
Presents several medical cases of hematemesis that involve vomiting of blood and retching among the patients. Details of the research conducted by G. Kenneth Mallory and Soma Weiss on the causes of the hemorrhagic syndrome; Autopsy findings of an elderly patient with thrombophlebitis;...
- INITIAL HEMATEMESIS. Ficarra, Bernard J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1955, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p564
Discusses the causes of gastrointestinal bleeding. Occurrence of the bleeding from the esophagus to the rectum; Pathology underlying the gastric hemorrhage; Management of patients with initial hematemesis.
- EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: Haematemesis with mediastinal lymphadenopathy. Void, N.; Butler, C. E.; Miller, C. S.; Karim, S.; Collins, C. E. // Gut;Dec2007, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p1684
A quiz concerning the cause of the gastrointestinal bleeding experienced by a 33-year-old male patient with sudden haematemesis and mild epigastric tenderness 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.... How to evaluate a gastric submucosal tumour in a patient with haematemesis? Boujaoude, J.; Abboud, B.; Abadjian, G. // Gut;May2005, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p629
The article presents a question regarding diagnosis of a woman who was admitted with severe upper gastrointestinal bleeding. She presented with hematemesis and melena.
- Causes and mortality in patients aged over 75 years with gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Kafetz, K.; Wijesuriya, V. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1991, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p32
One hundred and fifty-five patients aged 75 years and over with gastrointestinal haemorrhage were studied and compared with a series of patients aged under 75 years. The mortality in patients with gastric ulcer or gastric carcinoma was not affected by age. However, the mortality in patients with...
- Bouveret's syndrome presenting as upper GI bleed in a young female. Mejia, Luis E; Murthy, Ravi; Mapara, Syed // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS131
An abstract of the article "Bouveret's Syndrome Presenting As Upper GI Bleed in a Young Female," by Luis E. Mejia, Ravi Murthy, and Syed Mapara is presented.
- Massive gastrointestinal bleeding caused by Dieulafoy's lesion. Kaufman, Zvi; Liverant, Sigal // American Surgeon;May1995, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p453
Describes five cases of massive gastrointestinal bleeding caused by Dieulafoy's lesion of the stomach. Endoscopy in two patients and operation of the other three; Ineffectiveness of conservative treatment in preventing rebleeding; Difficulties in diagnosing lesion and surgical options.