What is the role of arteriography in the workup of pediatric gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding?

Updated: Dec 19, 2018
  • Author: Wayne Wolfram, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Robert K Minkes, MD, PhD  more...
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Arteriography is used to localize lesions when endoscopy has failed or when the patient cannot cooperate. The modality can be helpful for bleeding that is distal to the ligament of Treitz.


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