Gastrointestinal bleeding. An angiographic perspective

Surg Clin North Am. 1984 Feb;64(1):37-51. doi: 10.1016/s0039-6109(16)43231-7.

Abstract

Angiography has become an integral tool in the management of patients with gastrointestinal bleeding. It is used for localizing the site of bleeding and then for controlling the bleeding when more conservative methods of treatment are unsuccessful.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Angiography*
  • Blood Vessels / abnormalities
  • Endoscopy
  • Erythrocytes
  • Esophageal and Gastric Varices / therapy
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / diagnosis
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / diagnostic imaging*
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / therapy
  • Hemostatic Techniques
  • Humans
  • Intestine, Small / blood supply
  • Mesenteric Veins
  • Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage / therapy
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Sulfur
  • Technetium
  • Technetium Tc 99m Sulfur Colloid
  • Varicose Veins / therapy
  • Vasopressins / therapeutic use

Substances

  • Vasopressins
  • Technetium Tc 99m Sulfur Colloid
  • Sulfur
  • Technetium