Management of Bleeding Small Bowel Tumors



Identification and management of gastrointestinal bleeding originating from the small intestine represents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to clinicians. During evaluation of the source of gastrointestinal blood loss, colonoscopy and esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) fail to identify the source of bleeding in approximately 5% of patients.


Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy Small Bowel Tumor Double Balloon Enteroscopy Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General Surgery Residency Training ProgramDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryDuke University Medical Center; Duke Minimally Invasive Surgery, Durham Regional HospitalDurhamUSA

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