Laboratory test variables useful for distinguishing upper from lower gastrointestinal bleeding.

@article{Tomizawa2015LaboratoryTV,
  title={Laboratory test variables useful for distinguishing upper from lower gastrointestinal bleeding.},
  author={Minoru Tomizawa and Fuminobu Shinozaki and Rumiko Hasegawa and Yoshinori Shirai and Yasufumi Motoyoshi and Takao Sugiyama and Shigenori Yamamoto and Naoki Ishige},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 20},
  pages={
          6246-51
        }
}
AIM To distinguish upper from lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. METHODS Patient records between April 2011 and March 2014 were analyzed retrospectively (3296 upper endoscopy, and 1520 colonoscopy). Seventy-six patients had upper GI bleeding (Upper group) and 65 had lower GI bleeding (Lower group). Variables were compared between the groups using one-way analysis of variance. Logistic regression was performed to identify variables significantly associated with the diagnosis of upper vs… CONTINUE READING
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