Occult gastrointestinal bleeding: General overview and approach

V. R. Mujica, J. S. Barkin

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Abstract

Occult gastrointestinal bleeding is most commonly defined as an acute or chronic loss of blood, the source of which has not been identified after gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and upper gastrointestinal series have been performed. As the title suggests, this article provides a general overview of this disorder. Specific topics discussed include etiology, diagnostic procedures, laboratory studies, radiologic procedures, radionuclide studies, angiography, and endoscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)833-845
Number of pages13
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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