A hemostatic spray: the easy way out for upper gastrointestinal bleeding?

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Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands.

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Name: Endoscopy
ISSN: 1438-8812
Pages: 343-4

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Vomiting of blood that is either fresh bright red, or older "coffee-ground" in character. It generally indicates bleeding of the UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.

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The segment of GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that includes the ESOPHAGUS; the STOMACH; and the DUODENUM.

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