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Gastrointestinal Bleeding

A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management

  • Aurora D. Pryor
  • Theodore N. Pappas
  • M. Stanley Branch


  • Is a multidisciplinary and disease-based text

  • Offers a step-by-step approach through appropriate diagnosis and management

  • Provides practical management of specific bleeding sources

  • Includes sections crafted by experts in each topic

  • Written by world renowned experts in gastrointestinal diseases


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Upper GI Bleeding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mohan K. Mallipeddi, Sandhya A. Lagoo-Deenadayalan
      Pages 15-26
    3. Demetrios Tzimas, Juan Carlos Bucobo, Dana Telem
      Pages 27-39
    4. Victoria Bendersky, Alexander Perez
      Pages 41-50
    5. Brian Ezekian, Alexander Perez
      Pages 51-61
    6. Joshua P. Spaete, M. Stanley Branch
      Pages 81-87
    7. Maria S. Altieri, Aurora D. Pryor
      Pages 89-101
    8. Cecilia T. Ong, Kevin N. Shah
      Pages 103-111
    9. Scott Dolejs, Eugene P. Ceppa
      Pages 113-120
  3. Lower GI Bleeding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Megan Turner, Leila Mureebe
      Pages 123-133
    3. Zhifei Sun, Mohamed A. Adam, Julie K. M. Thacker
      Pages 135-146
    4. Mohamed A. Adam, Zhifei Sun, John Migaly
      Pages 147-158
    5. Zhifei Sun, Mohamed A. Adam, Christopher R. Mantyh
      Pages 159-167
    6. Cristan E. Anderson, Paula I. Denoya
      Pages 169-180
  4. GI Bleeding from an Unknown Source

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Rebecca Burbridge, Melissa Teitelman
      Pages 183-189

About this book


The latest edition of this text provides a practical reference for physicians and other health care providers caring for patients with gastrointestinal bleeding. Similar to the previous edition, this volume addresses common problems associated with gastrointestinal bleeding and discusses in a logical and step-wise fashion appropriate options for patient care. The text is structured based on the location of bleeding, with common, rare and unknown sources being addressed. It also includes updated and new chapters focusing on the newest advances in imaging and interventional modalities in the care of patients with GI bleeding, as well as highly practical presentations of typical patients seen in clinical practice.

Written by world renowned experts in gastrointestinal diseases, Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition is a valuable resource in the management of gastrointestinal bleeding both for those currently in training and for those already in clinical practice.  


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Editors and affiliations

  • Aurora D. Pryor
    • 1
  • Theodore N. Pappas
    • 2
  • M. Stanley Branch
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryStony Brook MedicineStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Division of GastroenterologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

About the editors

Aurora D. Pryor, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Bariatric, Foregut and Advanced GI Surgery
Stony Brook Medicine
Department of Surgery
Stony Brook, NY 

Theodore N. Pappas, MD
Distinguished Professor of Surgical Innovation 
Chief, Division of General & Advanced GI Surgery 
Vice Dean for Medical Affairs, School of Medicine Duke University
Duke University Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Durham, NC

M. Stanley Branch, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Durham, NC 

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Book Subtitle A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management
  • Editors Aurora D. Pryor
    Theodore N. Pappas
    M. Stanley Branch
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-40644-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-82145-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-40646-6
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XI, 224
  • Number of Illustrations 21 b/w illustrations, 51 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Gastroenterology
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
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