Radiologic diagnosis and management of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding
Siddharth A. Padia, MD
Division of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic
Bohdan Bybel, MD
Department of Molecular and Functional Imaging, Division of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic
James S. Newman, MD, PhD
Vascular and Interventional Radiology Section, Division of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic
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ABSTRACTIn patients with acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding, colonoscopy is the initial test of choice. But when colonoscopy gives indeterminate results or cannot be performed, either radionuclide imaging or angiography is indicated.