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OMP was associated with fewer gastroduodenal ulcerations
(NPX + OMP 11.8% vs.
Critically ill patients are at increased risk of bleeding from stress-induced gastroduodenal ulceration
. Decades ago, ICUs began using pharmacologic prophylaxis on most patients to prevent gastrointestinal bleeding, which had a mortality rate as high as 80%.
The incidence of gastroduodenal ulceration
(defined as mucosal breaks [is greater than or equal to] 3 mm in diameter with unequivocal depth) was a secondary outcome.
Three days after admission, acute necrotizing esophagitis ("black esophagus") with multiple gastroduodenal ulcerations
was diagnosed by gastrointestinal endoscopy.