Aetiology of acute upper gastro-intestinal bleeding at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia.

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A prospective clinical study into acute upper gastro-intestinal bleeding has been done and the first 60 consecutive cases analysed. It was found that contrary to the prevailing clinical impression but in agreement with published work, the commonest associated aetiological factor was chronic duodenal ulcer (33 of 60 cases). Next came acute drug or alcohol… (More)

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@article{Tuakli1977AetiologyOA, title={Aetiology of acute upper gastro-intestinal bleeding at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia.}, author={Juliette M Tuakli and Lad{\'e} Wosornu}, journal={Medical journal of Zambia}, year={1977}, volume={11 3}, pages={63-5} }