AHRUAdolescent Health Research Unit (South Africa)
AHRUAcute Hemorrhagic Rectal Ulcer
AHRUAttitude and Heading Reference Unit
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A top IAF officer explained: " We found that the power supply to the AHRU stopped suddenly.
However, there have been no previous incidents or crashes that directly attribute to AHRU." What has further perplexed observers is the role of the standby systems.
[sup][1],[2] A recent report has found that an acute hemorrhagic rectal ulcer (AHRU) is the leading cause (31.6%) of acute LGI bleeding in ICU patients.
Between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2009, of 96 patients who received emergency management for acute massive hematochezia, 32 patients were diagnosed with AHRU [Table 1].
In our study, 26 patients presented with massive bleeding with fresh blood, not mixed with stool, and were quickly diagnosed with AHRU by anoretractor.
[sup][1],[2],[6] It has been reported previously that AHRU is the most common cause of acute LGI bleeding in ICU patients.