Hiwa A. B. Husein
University of Sulaymaniyah
SurgeryMelenaPerforation (oil well)ColonoscopyHemostasisArgon plasma coagulationLower gastrointestinal bleedingHematocheziaTyphoid feverMedicine
Publications 1
Lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) along with intestinal perforation is a well-known complication of typhoid fever. Reports of colonoscopic appearance and intervention of typhoid perforation involve only few cases. This series reports the colonoscopic findings and the role of colonoscopic hemostatic interventions in controlling the bleeding ileocolonic lesions. During the typhoid fever outbreak in Sulaymaniyah City in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, we received 52 patients with LGIB manifesting as f...
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