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Hemorrhage from the Colon and Rectum

  • Claude E. Welch
  • Leslie W. Ottinger
  • John P. Welch
Part of the Comprehensive Manuals of Surgical Specialties book series (CMSS)

Abstract

Bleeding from the rectum is recognized by the public as a very serious symptom. Consequently the surgeon will be required to examine many patients with this particular problem. Diagnosis and therapy must go hand in hand, particularly as the bleeding becomes more massive. In most instances a standard approach may be used.

Keywords

Diverticular Disease Barium Enema Subtotal Colectomy Transcatheter Embolization Internal Hemorrhoid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude E. Welch
    • 1
  • Leslie W. Ottinger
    • 1
  • John P. Welch
    • 2
  1. 1.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.University of ConnecticutHartfordUSA

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