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Gastrointestinal Bleeding
A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management
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Step-by-step approach through appropriate diagnosis and management


Written by world renowned experts in gastrointestinal diseases


Provides practical management of specific bleeding sources


Multidisciplinary and disease based text


Specific sections crafted by experts in each topic


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The diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal bleeding is multidisciplinary by nature involving surgeons, gastroenterologists and radiologists. Due to various pathologies, it involves upper gut, lower gut and occult bleeding. Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management covers all aspects of bleeding in a systemic approach organized by the site of bleeding. Elective and emergent bleeding is also covered. This volume provides a practical text for the practitioner in addressing patient issues in their practice, with a step-by-step approach through appropriate diagnosis and management strategies including surgical, endoscopic, medical and angiographic techniques, making this a truly multidisciplinary and disease based text. Specific sections in the book are crafted by experts in each topic.


Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management provides a ready reference that will help physicians understand and work through diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas and will be of great value to full range of practitioners that manage patients with bleeding including surgeons, gastroenterologists and radiologists as well as residents and fellows in these subspecialties.


Contents:

Introduction

Upper GI Bleeding
Chapter 1. Stabilization of the Patient at Presentation (4 figures, B&W)
Chapter 2 Urgent workup for upper gi bleeding (2-3 tables, 4-5 B&W images, 3 color photographs)
Urgent upper endoscopy
Urgent tagged red cell scan
Urgent arteriogram for diagnosis
Chapter 3 Management of bleeding esophageal varicies (1 table, 2 line drawings, 3 color and 3 B&W photographs)
Chapter 4 Management of duilofoy (4-6 illustrations, 2 color photos)
Chapter 5 Management of bleeding peptic ulcer disease (2 tables, 6-8 illustrations, 4 photographs)
Chapter 6 Management of unusual upper sources of bleeding
GAVE, aortoduodenal fistula, av malformation. Hemorrhagic gastritis, (3 illustrations, 3 photographs)
Chapter 7 Management of Mallory Weiss tear (2 photographs, 2 illustrations)
Chapter 8 Management of bleeding small bowel tumors (4 illustrations, 2 photographs)
Chapter 9 Management of bleeding from the bile duct (4 illustrations, 2 B&W photos, 1 color photo)
Chapter 10 Management of bleeding from the pancreas (2 illustrations, 2 B&W, 2 color photos)



Lower GI Bleeding

Chapter 11 Urgent work up of Lower GI bleeding (2-3 tables, 4-5 B&W images, 3 color photographs)
Urgent colonoscope
Urgent arteriogram for diagnosis
Urgent tagged red cell scan
Chapter 12 Management of bleeding hemorrhoids (4 illustrations, 4 photographs)
Chapter 13 Management of bleeding colitis (4 photographs)
Chapter 14 Management of av malformation of the colon (2 B&W photos, 2 color photos, 1 table)
Chapter 15 Management of bleeding colon tumors (4 illustrations, 2 photos)



GI Bleeding from an Unknown Source

Chapter 16 Occult GI Bleeding: Evaluation of the Guaiac positive patient (5 figures, 2 tables, 2 color photographs)
Chapter 17 Obscure GI Bleeding (2 figures, 2 tables, 5 color photographs)
Capsule and Double Balloon Techniques
Chapter 18 Provocative Angiography (1 figure, 1 table, 5 B&W photographs)
Chapter 19 The unstable patient with obscure GI bleeding (1 table, 2 figures, 2 color photographs)
Surgical and non-Surgical Management

Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781441916938
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: February, 2010
Pages: 224

Subcategories: Gastroenterology, General, Radiology, Surgical Techniques