Gastrointestinal Bleeding

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BIOPSY PROVEN AL AMYLOIDOSIS AFTER SEVERE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

Case Presentation: A 39-year-old Bulgarian man, recently diagnosed with non ischemic cardiomyopathy was transferred to our hospital due to upper gastrointestinal bleeding. The patient reports seven months of intermittent hematemesis that worsened after two significant [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:06+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on BIOPSY PROVEN AL AMYLOIDOSIS AFTER SEVERE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

HEYDE’S SYNDROME: ADDRESSING THE HEART OF THE PROBLEM

Case Presentation: A 76 year-old male with a history of diverticulitis, T2DM, HTN, persistent atrial fibrillation and compensated alcoholic cirrhosis presented for recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB). He initially presented to an outside hospital six months [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HEYDE’S SYNDROME: ADDRESSING THE HEART OF THE PROBLEM

NOT YOUR AVERAGE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED: WHEN AORTIC DISSECTION REPAIR GOES AWRY

Case Presentation: A 59-year old male with a history of hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and Stanford Type A aortic dissection (treated six years prior by open followed by endovascular repair) presented with a four-day history [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOT YOUR AVERAGE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED: WHEN AORTIC DISSECTION REPAIR GOES AWRY