Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan

Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Gastrointestinal bleed localization study, GI scintigram, GI bleed scintigraphy, lower GI blood loss scan.

Common Use:
To detect areas of active gastrointestinal bleeding or hemorrhage to facilitate surgical intervention or medical treatment. Usefulness is limited in emergency situations because of time constraints in performing the scan.

Area Of Application:
Abdomen.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Gastrointestinal Blood Loss Scan ID - 425217 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425217/all/Gastrointestinal_Blood_Loss_Scan ER -