A study into the characteristics and outcome of variceal bleeding in a tertiary hospital in Southeast Asia.

@article{Yew2007ASI,
  title={A study into the characteristics and outcome of variceal bleeding in a tertiary hospital in Southeast Asia.},
  author={Boon Siang Yew and Wai Ong and Wan Chen Chow and Hock Foong Lui},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={201-5}
}
This retrospective study evaluated patients admitted to the Department of Gastroenterology, Singapore General Hospital for variceal bleeding in the year 2004. Improvement in outcome of variceal bleeding has been reported in the West. There is no regional data on this condition. This study aims to determine the characteristics and outcome of variceal bleeding in a tertiary hospital in Southeast Asia. Twenty-two patients were eligible. The main aetiologies of liver cirrhosis were chronic… CONTINUE READING
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