|ECR 2019 / C-2448|
|Multidetector CT angiography for diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal tract vascular lesions.|
Vascular lesions of the GI tract conform a heterogeneous group of abnormalities which are a potential cause of hemorrhage. GI bleeding may range from mild or obscure bleeding to severe and life-threatening, especially in cases with an arterial origin.
Multidetector CT angiography has a high diagnostic yield detecting vascular lesions. Besides, an adequate diagnosis is crucial to lead the optimal therapeutic approach (direct endoscopic, angiographic embolization or surgery).