TITLE

Endoscopic Management of Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

AUTHOR(S)
Wong Kee Song, Louis M.; Baron, Todd H.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug2008, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p1881
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on approaches for the endoscopic management of acute lower gastrointestinal (LGI) bleeding. The approach for diagnosis and treatment was derived primarily from experience accumulated through the Mayo GI Bleeding Team practice. Colonoscopy remains the mainstay of diagnosis and therapy for acute LGI bleeding.
ACCESSION #
33545292

 

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