Case study 08092016 - Iron deficiency anaemiaCreated by:
A 61 years old gentleman, with background history of previous ischaemic heart disease, hypertension, hypercholesteroleamia, increased body mass index, smoker, on medications - aspirin, atorvastatin, ramipril, was initially referred by his general practitioner (GP), for endoscopy procedure, both gastroscopy and colonosocpy, due to new onset of iron deficieny anaemia, for the last 6 month. Patient has no specific upper or lower gastrointestinal symptoms. Both the gastroscopy and colonoscopy were normal (with the normal 2nd part of duodenum, terminal ileum ,and colonic biopsy) , no cause of his iron deficiency anaemia was identiifed. What will you do next ??? What will be your management plan ??