[Risk factors for the immediate outcome of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis].

@article{Punescu2004RiskFF,
  title={[Risk factors for the immediate outcome of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis].},
  author={Virgil Păunescu and V Grigorean and Carmen Popescu},
  journal={Chirurgia},
  year={2004},
  volume={99 5},
  pages={311-22}
}
The risk factors in the immediate outcome of gastrointestinal bleeding were examined in a prospective study of 134 patients with liver cirrhosis. The hemorrhagic episode has a negative prognosis in the immediate outcome (p < 0.01), recording 48 (35.82%) deaths. The deaths occurred in the acute phase of bleeding (n = 18; 13.40%), after recurrent hemorrhage (n = 24; 17.23%) and in 6 other cases (4.47%) after sclerotherapy or surgical treatment of varicosities. After varicose veins sclerotherapy… CONTINUE READING

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