By Karen E. Kim
Prime specialists within the fields of gastroenterology, surgical procedure, and radiology comprehensively overview the pathophysiology, prognosis, administration, and remedy of acute bleeding problems of the GI tract. The authors holiday down acute bleeding into higher and reduce GI tract resources and supply a differential prognosis for every disorder, evidence-based algorithms for scientific perform, remedy modalities for its administration, and criteria of care. The authors define the various dilemmas confronted through physicians of their method of their sufferers, corresponding to localization of the bleeding resource (upper vs lower), the necessity and timing for emergency endoscopy, and the timing for radiologic intervention and/or surgical procedure.
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Only 68% of histologic examinations detected characteristic findings, further demonstrating the need for concurrent viral cultures, which were positive in 96% of those tested. Immune serologies were consistent with primary infection in 21% of Chapter 2 / Nonvariceal Bleeding 19 cases. Although most cases were mild and self-limited, there was a report of acute hemorrhage and esophageal perforation. CYTOMEGALOVIRUS Cytomegalovirus (CMV) esophagitis typically has a more subacute presentation than HSV esophagitis (48).