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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258367
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) refers to blood loss of recent onset originating from a site distal to terminal ileum. It is less common than upper GI bleeding, but if it is massive, it can be a serious clinical condition. Management of GI bleeding includes initial assessment...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9309-0
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258366
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
.... In this article we will focus on the approach and management of MGIB. Traditionally gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding (GIB) has been classified as upper and lower [ 1 ]. Upper GIB (UGIB) is defined as hemorrhage originating from the oropharynx to the ligament of Treitz, and lower GIB (LGIB) is defined...
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Published: 07 April 2014
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02510-1
EISBN: 978-3-318-02510-1