Network Five Emergency Medicine Journal Club Episode 17 - Gastroenterology reviewing papers on upper GI bleeding.
Rigler triad; Imaging findings in patients with gallstone ileus with an ectopic gallstone causing small bowel obstruction, and pneumobilia
Léon Bouveret (1850-1929) was a French internal medicine physician. Eponymous terms Maladie de Bouveret (1889) and Bouveret Syndrome (1895)
Bouveret syndrome: gastric outlet obstruction following passage of a gallstone from gallbladder to duodenum/pylorus via bilioenteric fistula
Thomas's sign: Silver, aluminium or metallic coloured stools. Caused by the combination of cholestatic (acholic) pale stools secondary to CBD obstruction and the black-tar colour malaena.
William Bennett Bean (1909-1989) was an American physician, medical historian. Bean syndrome (1958) [Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome] and spider naevi
A 6 year old boy presents with lower abdominal pain and vomiting. He has had intermittent pain for a week thought to be due to mesenteric adenitis.
Anthony Bassler (1874 - 1959) was an American gastroenterologist. Bassler sign (1913) appendicitis clinical examination
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome or Bean syndrome is characterized by multiple recurrent vascular malformations involving the skin and the GI tract
Charles Dettie Aaron (1866 – 1951) was an American gastroenterologist. Eponym: Aaron sign (1913) in chronic appendicitis
Cardiac arrest physiology is an emerging field of research that may allow us to better understand why clinical trials of cardiac arrest have been so frustrating
Variceal bleeds can lead to terrifyingly messy resuscitations; this talk reviews tricks and tips for rescuing your patient from massive GI bleeding disasters.