GI Bleeding

Blog: Hookworms Cause GI Bleeding

Oct. 25, 2017

Hookworms may be uncommon but could be responsible for iron deficiency anemia and occult and overt bleeding. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Hookworm-Induced Obscure Overt Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Oct. 22, 2017

A 72-year-old man with Parkinson disease presented with fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, and intermittent melena for 3 months.

Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients Taking Non–Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Oct. 22, 2017

We found risk of major GI bleeding to be similar between NOACs and conventional anticoagulation.

UpToDate®

Oct. 3, 2017

Produced in cooperation with AGA, UpToDate® is a subscription-based clinical information resource available online, on CD-ROM and on handheld devices. Each month, a free topic is made available on the AGA website.

Gastrointestinal Bleeding Caused by a Penetrating Aortic Ulcer

Sept. 1, 2017

A 78-year-old man with primary hypertension, dyslipidemia, and cerebrovascular disease presented with severe gastrointestinal bleeding.

Altered Bowel Habits and Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a 67-Year-Old Man

Sept. 1, 2017

A 67-year-old man with a history of chronic lymphocytic leukemia complicated by recurrent bacterial infections presented with an abrupt onset of altered bowel habits.

An Unusual Cause of Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Aug. 24, 2017

A 54-year-old man was referred to our hospital with a 1-month history of intermittent tarry to bloody stool.
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An Unusual Cause of Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Aug. 1, 2017

A 54-year-old man was referred to our hospital with a 1-month history of intermittent tarry to bloody stool.

Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Caused by Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangectasia

June 22, 2017

A 50-year-old Caucasian woman presented with hematemesis.

Course for NPs and PAs Benefits All Experience Levels

June 14, 2017

Find out how AGA's popular course, Principles of GI for the NP and PA, benefits all those who attend, regardless of experience level or practice setting.

Gastrointestinal Bleeding Caused by Gastric Tuberculosis

June 5, 2017

Researchers describe a case of gastric tuberculosis that led to GI bleeding. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

A Case of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Caused by Gastric Tuberculosis

June 1, 2017

A 30-year-old man, a resident of North India, presented with 2 episodes of painless hematemesis.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

Major Gastrointestinal Bleeding Often Is Caused by Occult Malignancy in Patients Receiving Warfarin or Dabigatran to Prevent Stroke and Systemic Embolism From Atrial Fibrillation

May 3, 2017

Dr. Kathryn F. Flack discusses her manuscript "Major Gastrointestinal Bleeding Often Is Caused by Occult Malignancy in Patients Receiving Warfarin or Dabigatran to Prevent Stroke and Systemic Embolism From Atrial Fibrillation" To view manuscript click here http://bit.ly/2px37nc.

Gastrointestinal Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants: A Large Population-Based Study

April 1, 2017

We investigated which DOAC had the most favorable GI safety profile.

No Benefit From Platelet Transfusion for Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients Taking Antiplatelet Agents

Jan. 2, 2017

The use of platelet transfusions in patients with GIB who are taking antiplatelet agents without thrombocytopenia did not reduce rebleeding but was associated with higher mortality.

Similar Efficacy of Proton-Pump Inhibitors vs H2-Receptor Antagonists in Reducing Risk of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding or Ulcers in High-Risk Users of Low-Dose Aspirin

Jan. 2, 2017

Dr. Francis K. L. Chan discusses his manuscript "Similar Efficacy of Proton-Pump Inhibitors vs H2-Receptor Antagonists in Reducing Risk of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding or Ulcers in High-Risk Users of Low-Dose Aspirin." To view abstract click http://bit.ly/2ijVQVh.

Rectal Bleeding Due to Leiomyosarcoma

Jan. 2, 2017

A 44-year-old obese man presented with intermittent dull lower-abdominal discomfort.

Association of Proton Pump Inhibitors With Reduced Risk of Warfarin-Related Serious Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Nov. 25, 2016

PPI co-therapy is associated with reduced risk of warfarin-related upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Caused by Aortoesophageal Fistula

Nov. 22, 2016

A Rare Cause of Massive Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Oct. 28, 2016

A 58-year-old woman was admitted with multiple episodes of melena.

Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Due to Amyloidosis in a Patient With Multiple Myeloma

Oct. 25, 2016

A 61-year-old man with a history of multiple myeloma, atrial fibrillation, and cardiac amyloidosis presented with hematemesis and melena.

Development and Validation of a Risk Scoring System for Severe Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Oct. 25, 2016

We aimed to develop and validate a risk scoring system to determine the risk of severe LGIB and predict patient outcomes.

An Unusual Cause of Duodenal Ulcer Bleeding

Oct. 25, 2016

A 26-year-old man with a past medical history of asthma and chronic liver disease presented with intermittent melena for 1 week.