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Gastroenterology Clinical Case Series

A Common GI Complication When Fixing a Broken Heart

Part 1

Case Presentation, Differential Diagnosis, and Workup

3:06

Part 2

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow-Up

10:12

Which of the following is the most common cause of GI Bleeding in patients with LVADs?

Choose one to reveal the answer

Gastritis
Colitis
GI angiodysplastic lesions (GIAD)
Ulcer
Polyp


Answer: GI angiodysplastic lesions (GIAD)

Program Contributors
David Rubin, MD
David Rubin, MD

Joseph B. Kirsner
Professor of Medicine,
Hepatology and Nutrition

Section Chief: Gastroenterology

Co-Director: Digestive Disease Center


Vijaya Rao, MD
Vijaya Rao, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

University of Chicago
School of Medicine


Christopher Chapman, MD
Christopher Chapman, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

University of Chicago
School of Medicine


Emmanuel Coronel, MD
Emmanuel Coronel, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

University of Chicago
School of Medicine


M. Anthony Sofia, MD
M. Anthony Sofia, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

University of Chicago
School of Medicine


Manish Sharma, MD
Manish Sharma, MD

Medical Oncologist

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Chicago
School of Medicine


Matt Stier, MD
Matt Stier, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

University of Chicago
School of Medicine


Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa, MD
Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

University of Chicago
School of Medicine


Bilal Gondal, MD, MRCS
Bilal Gondal, MD, MRCS

Gastroenterology Fellow

University of Chicago
School of Medicine