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Letters Acute gastrointestinal bleeding

Secondly, improve availability of interventional radiology

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 03 November 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2382
  1. Tony Nicholson, consultant interventional radiologist1,
  2. David Kessel, consultant radiologist1
  1. 1Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds LS1 3EX
  1. tonynick{at}

    An important element of the SIGN guidelines is evidence based advice about the management of patients who fail medical and endoscopic or sigmoidoscopic therapy.1 SIGN advocates computed tomography angiography for diagnosis and embolisation for treatment of non-variceal haemorrhage, as well as transjugular portosystemic shunting for variceal haemorrhage.

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