Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management

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Aurora D. Pryor, Theodore N. Pappas, Malcolm Stanley Branch
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 22, 2010 - Medical - 223 pages

This book covers all aspects of bleeding in a systemic approach organized by the site of bleeding. It offers a step-by-step approach through appropriate diagnosis and management strategies including surgical, endoscopic, medical and angiographic techniques.

 

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Contents

Stabilization of Patients Presenting with Upper Gastrointestinal
3
Management of Esophageal Variceal Bleeding
23
Management of Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Disease
39
Management of Unusual Sources of Upper GI Bleeding
65
MalloryWeiss Syndrome
79
Management of Bleeding from the Bile Duct
103
Urgent Workup of Lower GI Bleeding
121
Bleeding Hemorrhoids
133
Colonic Arteriovenous Malformations
155
Evaluation of the Guaiac Positive Patient
175
Provocative Angiography
195
Subject Index
211
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Theodore N. Pappas, MD, is the vice dean for medical affairs at the Duke University School of Medicine. He also holds the positions of Distinguished Professor of Duke Minimally Invasive Surgery and vice chairman for administration in the Department of Surgery; and assistant medical director for the Duke faculty practice (PDC).

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