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Logan et al., "Mortality from acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the United Kingdom: does it display a "weekend effect"?" American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
AUGIB: acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding; HBV: Hepatitis B virus; HCV: Hepatitis C virus; PT: prothrombin time; APTT: activated partial thromboplastin time; INR: international Normalized ratio; MELD: model for end-stage liver disease; ALBI: albumin-bilirubin; PPIs: proton pump inhibitors; [yen]: Renminbi.
Use of endoscopy for management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the UK: results of a nationwide audit.
Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis and in noncirrhotic patients: epidemiology and predictive factors of mortality in a prospective multicenter population-based study.
Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients on long-term oral anticoagulation therapy: endoscopic findings, clinical management and outcome.
Epidemiology of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 2008; 22:209-24.
Pediatric population up to 14 years of age manifesting acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding or malena as a consequence from the rupture of GV were included for study analysis.
Palmer, "Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the UK: patient characteristics, diagnoses and outcomes in the 2007 UK audit," Gut, vol.
[21] A study of clinical profile of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding by Lal Singh Pal et al, has revealed that both hematemesis and maelena (56.8%), only hematemesis (28%) and only maelena (14.4%) as the clinical presentation.
Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is managed on an inpatient basis, with emergency departments (ED) usually diagnosing the condition and initiating treatment.1 The clinical severities of UGIB) are various, ranging from insignificant bleeding to fatal outcomes.2 Bleeding generally stops spontaneously in over 80% of cases with no need for intervention.
Patients with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) commonly present with either hematemesis or melena.
Changes in aetiology and clinical outcome of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding during the last 15 years.
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