Category Archives: GI

Transfusion Strategies for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Summarized by Trevor Pour MD Transfusion Strategies for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding, N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 3;368(1):11-21 Background Upper GI bleed is a common emergency condition with wide ranging severity. There is some controversy regarding hemoglobin transfusion thresholds … Continue reading

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Ultrasound Podcast with Mike and Matt on Small Bowel Obstruction

By Elizabeth Dei Rossi, MD Please refer to The Ultrasound Podcast Different modalities can be used for diagnosing SBO CT scan is considered gold standard sensitivity of 92% and a specificity of 93% Mallo RD et al. CT diagnosis of … Continue reading

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