UGI-LGI Bleed

    1. UGI bleed-

  • Hemetemesis (vomiting of coffee colored or fresh red blood through mouth) is considered a medical emergency and is one of the most common presentation seen in patient suffering from liver disease or gastric or duodenal ulcer. Patient can also have Melena (black tarry fowl smelling stools). Patient must seek medical attention urgently and must be admitted for further management. After initial evaluation and stabilization gastroscopy is performed to diagnose the cause of hemetemesis and Endotherapy is performed for stopping the bleed.
  • 2. LGI bleed-

  • Passing of fresh blood per rectum , maroon colored or black stools is considered medical emergency. Patient must seek medical attention urgently and must be admitted for further management. After initial evaluation and stabilization colonoscopy is performed to diagnose the cause of bleeding and Endotherapy is performed for stopping the bleed.