Helical CT in the diagnosis of acute lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage.

@article{Sabharwal2006HelicalCI,
  title={Helical CT in the diagnosis of acute lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage.},
  author={Rohan Sabharwal and Philip Vladica and Roger Chou and Weikiat Phillip Law},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={273-9}
}
INTRODUCTION A pilot study to evaluate helical computer tomography (CT) as a diagnostic tool for acute lower gastrointestinal tract (GIT) bleeding. CT was compared to conventional angiography (CA) and colonoscopy for the diagnosis and detection of bleeding site in suspected cases of acute lower GIT bleeding. METHODS Seven patients presenting with acute lower GIT bleeding, between June and November 2002, underwent CT examinations. All of these seven patients underwent CA following CT… CONTINUE READING