Clinical Features and Treatment Outcomes of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients with Cirrhosis

@inproceedings{Seo2008ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical Features and Treatment Outcomes of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients with Cirrhosis},
  author={Yeon Seok Seo and Youn Ho Kim and Sang Hoon Ahn and Sang Kyun Yu and Soon Koo Baik and Sung Kyu Choi and Jeong Heo and Taeho Hahn and Tae Woo Yoo and Se Hyun Cho and Hyun Woong Lee and Ju Hyun Kim and Mong Cho and Sang Hoon Park and Byung Ik Kim and Kwang Hyub Han and Soon Ho Um},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2008}
}
With recent progress in treatment modalities, mortality from upper gastrointestinal (UGI) bleeding has decreased appreciably. The aim of this study was to establish how UGI bleeds are managed in Korean patients with cirrhosis and to evaluate treatment outcomes. A total of 479 episodes of acute UGI bleeding in 464 patients with cirrhosis were included during a six-month period at nine tertiary medical centers. Treatment outcomes were assessed by failure to control bleeding, rebleeding and… CONTINUE READING
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