Digestive System  Presentation # 8        By   Lizann Baker
HematocheziaThe passage of bloody stools, incontradistinction to melena, or tarry stools
Common Causes of            HematocheziaHemorrhoidsDiverticulosisInflammatory Bowel DiseaseColon CancerUlcerative ColitisR...
Treatment for HematocheziaThe treatment for hematochezia is going todepend on what has caused this symptom.The severity of...
CachexiaA general weight loss and wasting occuring inthe course of a chronic disease or emotionaldisturbance.
Causes of CachexiaThere are so many different causes of cachex-ia. Below is a list of a few common causes:HIV InfectionCOP...
Treatment of CachexiaMegestrol acetate (Megace)Nabilone (Cesamet)DexamethasoneOxandrolone
AnastomosisA natural communication, direct or indirect between 2 blood vessels or other tubular structures.
Anastomosis
Complications from AnastomosisLeaksWeight LossHemorrhagesObstructionsMalignancySepsis
CholedocholithotripsyFragmentation of a gallstone in the common  bile duct either by transutaneous sonic  energy or endosc...
Choledocholithotripsy
GallstonesGallstones are calcium deposits in the gall bladder which is called cholelitheasis. This leads to the necessary ...
ReferencesWww.medilexicon.comWww.ncbi.nlm.nih.govWww.rightdiagnosis.com
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  1. 1. Digestive System Presentation # 8 By Lizann Baker
  2. 2. HematocheziaThe passage of bloody stools, incontradistinction to melena, or tarry stools
  3. 3. Common Causes of HematocheziaHemorrhoidsDiverticulosisInflammatory Bowel DiseaseColon CancerUlcerative ColitisRectal Cancer
  4. 4. Treatment for HematocheziaThe treatment for hematochezia is going todepend on what has caused this symptom.The severity of treatment ranges from hemor-rhoids to colon cancer.
  5. 5. CachexiaA general weight loss and wasting occuring inthe course of a chronic disease or emotionaldisturbance.
  6. 6. Causes of CachexiaThere are so many different causes of cachex-ia. Below is a list of a few common causes:HIV InfectionCOPDCongestive Heart FailureCarcinomaKaposis Sarcoma
  7. 7. Treatment of CachexiaMegestrol acetate (Megace)Nabilone (Cesamet)DexamethasoneOxandrolone
  8. 8. AnastomosisA natural communication, direct or indirect between 2 blood vessels or other tubular structures.
  9. 9. Anastomosis
  10. 10. Complications from AnastomosisLeaksWeight LossHemorrhagesObstructionsMalignancySepsis
  11. 11. CholedocholithotripsyFragmentation of a gallstone in the common bile duct either by transutaneous sonic energy or endoscopically directed laser.
  12. 12. Choledocholithotripsy
  13. 13. GallstonesGallstones are calcium deposits in the gall bladder which is called cholelitheasis. This leads to the necessary treatment with choledocholithotripsy. If left untreated, the gallstones could travel to the common bile duct and block the flow of bile to the intestine causing obstructive jaundice.
  14. 14. ReferencesWww.medilexicon.comWww.ncbi.nlm.nih.govWww.rightdiagnosis.com
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