Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the Elderly

Hadley K. Wesson, Michael Eric Zenilman

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter will discuss common causes, clinical assessment, and the medical and surgical management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding in the elderly. The chapter will outline how this approach differs from a younger patient population and address the unique needs of the elderly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples and Practice of Geriatric Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition: With 261 Figures and 155 Tables
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783319477718
ISBN (Print)9783319477701
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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