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Diagnostic and therapeutic treatment modalities for acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding: a systematic review.

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 Investigations for lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) include flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, computed tomographic angiography (CTA), and angiography. All may be used to direct endoscopic, radiological or surgical treatment, although their optimal use is unknown. The aims of this study were to determine the diagnostic and therapeutic yields of endoscopy, CTA, and angiography for managing LGIB, and their influence on rebleeding, transfusion, and hospital stay. A systematic search of ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1055/s-0043-117958

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Oakland, K More by this author
Isherwood, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
Goldsmith, P More by this author
Desborough, M More by this author
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Publisher:
Thieme Open Publisher's website
Journal:
Endoscopy International Open Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
10
Pages:
E959-E973
Publication date:
2017-09-29
Acceptance date:
2017-07-10
DOI:
EISSN:
2196-9736
ISSN:
2364-3722
Pubs id:
pubs:735107
URN:
uri:5012a817-535b-46e8-96d7-cd2eb0d8d93e
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uuid:5012a817-535b-46e8-96d7-cd2eb0d8d93e
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pubs:735107
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English
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