Gastrointestinal tract bleeding. Common dilemmas in management.

An accurate diagnosis is the prerequisite in defining gastrointestinal tract bleeding at any level. Flexible endoscopy is the mainstay of diagnosis, and, particularly in the colon, it may be used as a therapeutic tool in conjunction with fulguration. Radionuclide scanning and arteriography have a place in diagnosis when endoscopy fails. The management of… CONTINUE READING