Surgical management of recurrent colon haemorrhage of unknown origin.

Abstract

Although both endoscopy and angiography have profoundly changed the management of lower GI bleeding, the choice, timing and sequence of these procedures as well as the indications for surgery remain a matter of debate. In cases of massive bleeding, early angiography should be performed as the first choice examination. When this fails, exploratory laparotomy… (More)

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@article{Simoens2003SurgicalMO, title={Surgical management of recurrent colon haemorrhage of unknown origin.}, author={Ch. Simoens and Pierre Mendes da Costa}, journal={Acta chirurgica Belgica}, year={2003}, volume={103 5}, pages={481-4} }