Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis by Aurora D. Pryor, Theodore N. Pappas, M. Stanley Branch

By Aurora D. Pryor, Theodore N. Pappas, M. Stanley Branch

The most modern version of this article presents a pragmatic reference for physicians and different health and wellbeing care prone taking care of sufferers with gastrointestinal bleeding. just like the former version, this quantity addresses universal difficulties linked to gastrointestinal bleeding and discusses in a logical and step-wise model applicable ideas for sufferer care. The textual content is dependent according to the site of bleeding, with universal, infrequent and unknown assets being addressed. it's also up-to-date and new chapters targeting the latest advances in imaging and interventional modalities within the care of sufferers with GI bleeding, in addition to hugely sensible shows of ordinary sufferers visible in scientific practice.

Written by means of global popular specialists in gastrointestinal ailments, Gastrointestinal Bleeding: a pragmatic method of prognosis and administration, moment Edition is a worthy source within the administration of gastrointestinal bleeding either for these at present in education and for these already in medical practice.

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Carbon dioxide is used with balloon occlusion hepatic venography to locate the portal vein. Under fluoroscopic guidance, a needle is then passed via the hepatic vein (usually from the right hepatic vein; however any vein including the inferior vena cava can be used) through the liver parenchyma, and once blood is aspirated a venogram is performed to confirm that the portal vein has been accessed [31]. The tract is dilated with a balloon and a polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent is deployed, creating the portosystemic shunt.

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