Clinical and endoscopic risk factors in the Mallory-Weiss syndrome.

@article{Bharucha1997ClinicalAE,
  title={Clinical and endoscopic risk factors in the Mallory-Weiss syndrome.},
  author={A E Bharucha and Christopher John Gostout and Ron Balm},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={805-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Although patients with bleeding Mallory-Weiss tears are generally hospitalized, we wished to develop guidelines facilitating the selection, by clinical and endoscopic criteria, of patients who do not need hospitalization. Our specific aims were to determine whether presenting manifestations of bleeding differed in hemodynamically unstable… CONTINUE READING