LGIB

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LGIBLocal Government International Bureau (UK)
LGIBLower Gastrointestinal Bleeding (medical)
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InSure ONE detects human hemoglobin from blood in fecal samples to aid in the detection of lower gastrointestinal bleeding.
Hematemesis usually signifies an UGIB whereas hematochezia usually indicates either lower gastrointestinal bleeding or massive UGIB.
Enns R (2001) Dieulafoy's lesions of the rectum: A rare cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding.
The FDA has approved a capsule system for patients who are not candidates for colonoscopies for one of two reasons: The anatomy of the colon makes it difficult to guide a colonoscope through the entire colon, or the patient experiences lower gastrointestinal bleeding but is not suitable for a colonoscopy because of an elevated risk of complications due to age or other reasons.
SPECT/CT with a hybrid imaging system in the study of lower gastrointestinal bleeding with technetium-99m red blood cells.
Risk of upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding in patients taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antiplatelet agents, or anticoagulants.
Anatomically, gastrointestinal haemorrhage has been divided into upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding by the ligament of Treitz.
Among the topics are altered mental status and coma, thoracolumbar spine fracture, acute eye infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lower gastrointestinal bleeding, breast masses and infections, bursitis and tendinopathy, transient global amnesia, drug allergy and other drug reactions, infectious mononucleosis, a general approach to the pediatric emergency patient, complications of injection drug use, and legal and ethical issues.
In the first encounter with the patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding it is essential to recognize those suffering from severe bleeding and should therefore be hospitalized (over the age of 60, presence of comorbidities, signs of hemodynamic instability and massive hemorrhage, use of non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and/or aspirin) [4].
Objective: To determine the frequency of various etiologies of painless lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) in pediatric patients using colonoscopy.
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of different histopathological findings of biopsy specimens obtained through colonoscopy in children presenting with lower gastrointestinal bleeding.
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