Immediate Unprepared Hydroflush Colonoscopy for Management of Severe Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

K. Wong, Richard C.
January 2013
Gastroenterology & Hepatology;Jan2013, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p31
Academic Journal
An interview with professor Richard C. K. Wong of Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio is presented. Wong says that lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is a common disease. Wong states that colonoscopy is the best technique to manage lower GI bleeding. He adds that radiologic studies has an important role in management of lower GI patients since radiologist perform studies such as red blood cell bleeding scans, tomography angiograms, or mesenteric angiography.


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