What are the components of lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding (LGIB) management?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Burt Cagir, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

The management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) has three components, as follows:

  • Resuscitation and initial assessment

  • Localization of the bleeding site

  • Therapeutic intervention to stop bleeding at the site


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