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Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is a common pediatric emergency. Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (EGD) is the first line diagnostic procedure to identify the source of bleeding. However etiology o...
Background - Upper gastrointestinal bleeding implies significant clinical and economic repercussions. The correct establishment of the latest therapies for the upper gastrointestinal bleeding is assoc...
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Gastrointestinal bleeding is a frequent emergency in daily clinical practice of a gastroenterologist. While incidence and mortality of gastrointestinal bleeding are decreasing in many countries, numbe...
Acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH) is a common condition that leads to hospital admission, and has significant associated morbidity and mortality, especially in the elderly. Th...
This study evaluates the efficacy of the endoscopic hemostatic powder for the treatment of bleeding from malignant lesions of the upper GI tract. Half of participants will receive hemostat...
Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding is a common medical emergency. Bleeding peptic ulcers and other non-variceal causes constitute to about 95% of all cases of bleeding. Endoscopic treat...
The purpose of this study is to determine and analyse the incidence, severity, risk factors and routine management of acute drug-induced upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) in the popul...
This is a prospective and observational study to evaluate oncologic patients that presented upper gastrointestinal bleeding with the use of some prognostic scores.
Vomiting of blood that is either fresh bright red, or older "coffee-ground" in character. It generally indicates bleeding of the UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Bleeding in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Techniques for controlling bleeding.
Control of bleeding performed through the channel of the endoscope. Techniques include use of lasers, heater probes, bipolar electrocoagulation, and local injection. Endoscopic hemostasis is commonly used to treat bleeding esophageal and gastrointestinal varices and ulcers.
The segment of GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that includes the ESOPHAGUS; the STOMACH; and the DUODENUM.
Astroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Barrett's Esophagus Celiac Disease Cholesterol Crohn's Disease Gastroenterology Hepatitis Hepatology Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Pancreatitis Peptic Ulcer Disease...
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