The Feeling of Having a Pit in the Stomach
The management of patients with perforated peptic ulcers can be either easy peasy or very tricky, depending on multiple factors. The same can be said about the most appropriate surgical procedure to perform in these patients.
The Bleeding Volcano – Treatment
Managing a patient who’s vomiting blood needs a step-up approach… Endoscopy, angioembolization, surgery… You need to know your weapons. Surgery must be the last resort, not the only one…
The Bleeding Volcano – Initial Management
One of the most gruesome events you can experience is when a patient starts vomiting blood… The first thing to do is not to lose control over the situation!