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Diagnosis and management of gut bleeding in gastrointestinal malignancy

  • Robert C. Kurtz
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 18)

Abstract

Gastrointestinal bleeding represents one of the most challenging areas in medicine today. This is especially true in the patient with cancer. New techniques and approaches to the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal bleeding are being rapidly brought into clinical practice. Gut bleeding in the cancer patient often poses special problems, which will be reviewed in this chapter.

Keywords

Gastrointestinal Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Disease Esophageal Varix Bleeding Site Stress Ulcer 
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