Gastrointestinal Bleeding / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Fast and accurate diagnosis of gastrointestinal bleeding is essential for appropriate management and minimising the risk of life threatening disease. This detailed text, with contributions from the UK and USA, discusses the causes and epidemiology of the different conditions and the current medical and surgical treatment available.
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Table of Contents
Part 1 Upper GI bleeding, Professor C.J. Hawkey; Pathophysiology of bleeding lesions from the upper GI tract, Grant Fullarton. Part 2 Diagnosis - recognition of acute bleeding, recent bleeding, occult and latent bleeding, Dr A.I. Morris; Endoscopic diagnosis: (a) Technique of endoscopy in GI bleeding, (b) Endoscopic stigmata of recent bleeding, Dr P. Swain. Part 3 Management of acute (upper) GI bleeding: (a) Acute resuscitation, (b) pharmacotherapy, Dr G.R. Lipscomb, Dr W.D.W. Rees; Management of acute upper GI bleeding: endoscopic techniques, Dr A.K. Kubba, Dr K.R. Palmer; Radiology in GI haemorrhage (large intestine), Dr J.E. Jackson, Professor D.J. Allison; Management of acute (upper) GI bleeding/surgery. Part 4 Variceal bleeding from the oesophagus and stomach, Dr P. Patch, Dr A.K. Burroughs; Endoscopic control of variceal bleeding, Ar A.E.S. Gimson; Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunt, Dr R. Dick, Dr R. Patch, Dr J. Tibbals. Part 5 Lower GI haemorrhage: (a) Scope of the problem, (b) Aetiology, N.J. Baxter; Diagnosis of lower GI bleeding, D.J. Galloway. Part 6 Lower GI haemorrhage: clinical and endoscopic diagnosis, Dr J.G. Lee, Dr J. Leung; Radiological diagnosis and management of lower GI bleeding. Part 7 Management of lower GI bleeding, Dr M.J. Bourke, Dr N.E. Marcon; Surgical management of lower GI bleeding, Dr J.D. Cunningham, Dr A.J. Greenstein. Part 8 GI bleeding in infants and childre, Dr M.S. Murphy, Professor I.W. Booth; Audit of the management of upper and lower GI bleeding, Dr J.M.T. Willoughby; Overview and conclusions, Dr N. Krasner.