Hemorrhage in the upper gastrointestinal tract in the older patient.

@article{Segal1997HemorrhageIT,
  title={Hemorrhage in the upper gastrointestinal tract in the older patient.},
  author={William N Segal and John P. Cello},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={42-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize the natural history of bleeding in the upper GI tract in the older age patient. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed data on 200 patients admitted with the diagnosis of upper GI bleeding (100 consecutive patients less than 60 yr of age and 100 consecutive patients more than 60 yr of age). Information collected included historical features of presentation, physical examination findings, laboratory data, endoscopic findings, and length of hospital stay. Results were… CONTINUE READING
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