gastrointestinal bleeding


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gastrointestinal bleeding

Any hemorrhage into the GI tract lumen, from esophagus–eg, from ruptured esophageal varices, to anus–eg from hemorrhoids
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gastrointestinal bleeding

Bleeding from anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract.
Synonym: gastrointestinal hemorrhage
See also: bleeding
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Clinical results of endoscopic hemostasis using a short transparent hood and short hemoclips for non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: Original article.
Study limitations included potential misclassification of anticoagulant treatment, PPI cotherapy, and NSAIDs; confounding by unmeasured factors; and gastrointestinal bleeding being measured using a disease risk score.
Intra-arterial treatment in patients with acute massive gastrointestinal bleeding after endoscopic failure: comparisons between positive versus negative contrast extravasation groups.
Most cases of sevelamer crystals are benign and are found in incidental pathology specimen; few patients present with life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeding as in our case.
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Management of acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: current policies and future perspectives.
Acid suppressants reduce risk of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients on antithrombotic or anti-inflammatory therapy.
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The BMI and WHR were compared in severity, local complications (walled-off necrosis, pancreatic abscess, and pancreatic pseudocyst), and systematic complications (respiratory failure, circulatory failure, renal failure, and gastrointestinal bleeding) of HLAP, using the chi-square test and Monte Carlo simulations.

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