2009 - The Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score identified patients with upper GI bleeding who could be managed as outpatients
- OUTPATIENT ENDOSCOPY -- A FIVE YEAR EXPERIENCE. Smith, L. A.; Tsai, H. H. // Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA45
This article focuses on a study related to outpatient endoscopy. Castle Hill Hospital (CHH) endoscopy unit sees approximately 8,500 patients per year for all endoscopy. There is no accident and emergency department within CHH and this reflects the absence of an acute upper gastrointestinal...
- An alcoholic patient who continues to drink: case progression. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/14/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7533, p98
The article presents a case study reviewing the diagnosis and treatment of an alcoholic patient who continues to drink. The author reviews how the patient's gastrointestinal bleeding is treated. According to the author, the medical team working on the patient decided that he had the mental...
- Application of metal hemoclips for closure of endoscopic mucosal resectionâ€“induced ulcers of the stomach to prevent delayed bleeding. Choi, Kee; Jung, Hwoon-Yong; Lee, Gin; Oh, Tae; Jo, Ji; Song, Ho; Hong, Seoung; Kim, Jin-Ho // Surgical Endoscopy;Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p1882
Bleeding is a major complication of endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). This study investigated whether the use of metal hemoclips to close EMR-induced ulcers after gastric EMR was effective in preventing delayed bleeding. This single-center study retrospectively examined the records for 150...
- Do you need to read this article? Try this quiz. // New Zealand Doctor;8/24/2011, p39
The article presents a quiz and relevant information about the nature and treatment for gastrointestinal diseases.
- Risk of Persistent or Recurrent and Intractable Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the Era of Therapeutic Endoscopy. Terdiman, Jonathan P.; Ostroff, James W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct1997, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p1805
Objectives: Patients who present to the emergency department with upper gastrointestinal bleeding can have persistent or recurrent (further) bleeding or self-limited bleeding. We performed a study to determine the frequency, risks factors, and impact on outcome of further bleeding. Methods:...
- ED visits for GI illnesses incur high cost. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;9/7/2013, Issue 686, p7
The article reports that the clinical and economic burdens of gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses on emergency-department (ED) services in the U.S. are significant.
- The Addition Of Subtraction In Scintigraphy: A Role In The Evaluation Of Git Bleed. Currie, Geoffrey M.; Wheat, Janelle M. // Internet Journal of Gastroenterology;2007, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p3
This article reviews the application and role of subtraction scintigraphy techniques in the scintigraphic evaluation of acute lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage. A number of techniques currently utilised have been discussed and an evolving technique is introduced that offers significant potential.
- Massive gastrointestinal bleeding in Crohn's disease. Dent, M. T.; Freeman, A. H.; Dickinson, R. J. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Aug1985, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p628
Massive gastrointestinal bleeding is rare in Crohn's disease. Three young adult patients are reported in whom the diagnosis of Crohn's disease was made following investigation for life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeding.
- Gastrointestinal bleeds and ulcers. Warren, Ed // Update;Nov2006, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p86
The article discusses the management of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with a risk of peptic ulcer. Any cause of gastro-oesophageal inflammation can result in bleeding, sometimes as haematemesis or lesser variants of blood in stools. Bleeding is a rare occurrence in most types of...