Challenging GI Bleeds


  • Upper GI Bleeds - Best Practices / Jan-Erick Nilsson
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Small Bowel GI Bleeds - Endoscopic & Medical / Sergio Zepeda-Gomez
  • Perianal Bleeding / Jessica Hopkins

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand when to involve IR as initial vs. rescue therapy in upper GI bleeding.
  • Review newer technologies for use in treatment of non variceal upper GI bleeding.
  • Review timing and utility of different small bowel imaging modalities to look for sources of small bowel bleeding.
  • Become informed on updates in treatment options in small bowel bleeding, medical and surgical.
  • Review indications for referral to surgery in hemorrhoid disease and fissure disease. 
  • Learn how IBD history impacts treatment of perianal bleeding.