Is timing everything in the management of acute upper GI bleeding?


In patients with significant comorbid illnesses and stable hemodynamics, it is logical to initiate medical therapy and allow time to optimize their conditions. Urgent endoscopy should be indicated only in those with signs of ongoing bleeding. Current international consensus guidelines recommend stratification of patients with nonvariceal upper… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2016.12.006