Endoscopic findings in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding clinically classified into three risk groups prior to endoscopy.

@article{Tammaro2008EndoscopicFI,
  title={Endoscopic findings in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding clinically classified into three risk groups prior to endoscopy.},
  author={Leonardo Tammaro and Maria-Carla Di Paolo and Angelo Zullo and Cesare Hassan and Sergio Morini and Sebastiano Caliendo and Lorella Pallotta},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 32},
  pages={5046-50}
}
AIM To investigate in a prospective study whether a simplified clinical score prior to endoscopy in upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) patients was able to predict endoscopic findings at urgent endoscopy. METHODS All consecutive UGIB patients referred to a single endoscopic center during a 16 mo period were enrolled. Before endoscopy patients were… CONTINUE READING