Title

Angiography for Preoperative Evaluation in Patients with Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Are the Benefits Worth the Risks?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1998

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the benefits and risks of selective angiography for the evaluation of acute lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding to identify the site of bleeding and theoretically limit the extent of colonic resection.

Comments

At the time of publication, Kerry Milner was affiliated with Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine.

PMID: 9438759

DOI

10.1001/archsurg.133.1.50