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By Karen E. Kim

Top specialists within the fields of gastroenterology, surgical procedure, and radiology comprehensively assessment the pathophysiology, prognosis, administration, and remedy of acute bleeding issues of the GI tract. The authors holiday down acute bleeding into top and decrease GI tract assets and supply a differential analysis for every affliction, evidence-based algorithms for scientific perform, remedy modalities for its administration, and criteria of care. The authors define the numerous dilemmas confronted by means of physicians of their method of their sufferers, similar to localization of the bleeding resource (upper vs lower), the necessity and timing for emergency endoscopy, and the timing for radiologic intervention and/or surgical procedure.

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