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Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the UK: patient characteristics, diagnoses and outcomes in the 2007 UK audit
Objective To describe the patient characteristics, diagnoses and clinical outcomes of patients presenting with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB) in the 2007 UK Audit. Design Multi-centre… Expand
Use of endoscopy for management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the UK: results of a nationwide audit
Objectives To examine the use of endoscopy in the UK for acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB) and compare with published standards. To assess the organisation of endoscopy services for AUGIB… Expand
National audit of the use of surgery and radiological embolization after failed endoscopic haemostasis for non‐variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
Following non‐variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB), 10–15 per cent of patients experience further bleeding. Although surgery has been the traditional salvage therapy, there is renewed… Expand
The epidemiology of hyperferritinaemia.
- S. Hearnshaw, Nick-Paul Thompson, A. Mcgill
- World journal of gastroenterology
- 28 September 2006
AIM To discover the causes of markedly raised ferritin levels in patients seen at a teaching hospital in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. METHODS Demographic and medical data were collected for… Expand
Acute variceal haemorrhage in the United Kingdom: patient characteristics, management and outcomes in a nationwide audit.
- V. Jairath, S. Rehal, +7 authors A. Burroughs
- Digestive and liver disease : official journal of…
- 1 May 2014
BACKGROUND Despite advances in treatment, acute variceal haemorrhage remains life-threatening. AIM To describe contemporary characteristics, management and outcomes of patients with cirrhosis and… Expand
Outcomes following early red blood cell transfusion in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding
- S. Hearnshaw, R. Logan, K. Palmer, T. Card, S. Travis, M. Murphy
- Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
- 1 July 2010
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2010; 32: 215–224
Mortality From Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the United Kingdom: Does It Display a “Weekend Effect”?
- V. Jairath, B. Kahan, +4 authors K. Palmer
- The American Journal of Gastroenterology
- 1 September 2011
OBJECTIVES:An increased mortality in patients presenting to hospital at weekends has been observed for several medical conditions. The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between weekend… Expand
Red cell transfusion for the management of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage.
- S. Hearnshaw, S. Brunskill, C. Doree, C. Hyde, S. Travis, M. Murphy
- The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
BACKGROUND Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage affects 50 to 150 per 100,000 adults per year and has a high mortality. Red blood cell transfusions are frequently given, but their impact on rebleeding… Expand
The role of blood transfusion in the management of upper and lower intestinal tract bleeding.
Patients with gastrointestinal (GI) haemorrhage use 13.8% of all red blood cell transfusions in England. This review addresses the evidence for red blood cell, fresh frozen plasma and platelet… Expand
Critical intestinal ischaemia in a patient with patent mesenteric vasculature.
- S. Hearnshaw, M. Bateson, R. Jackson, N. Thompson
- European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology
- 1 November 2004
We present a case of a 62-year-old man with known coeliac disease who was admitted for investigation of abdominal pain and weight loss. He underwent multiple biochemical, haematological, radiological… Expand