Letter: Scoring systems for upper gastrointestinal bleeding--authors' reply.

@article{Cheng2013LetterSS,
  title={Letter: Scoring systems for upper gastrointestinal bleeding--authors' reply.},
  author={Derek W Cheng and Yi Wei Lu and Thomas Teller and Harkanwal Kaur Sekhon and Bechien U. Wu},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={365}
}
SIRS, We appreciate the interest by Dr Tellez-Avila in our study 2 and we agree that the Glasgow Blatchford score (GBS) is a very useful tool in risk stratifying patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). Previous studies have used GBS thresholds to predict the need for clinical intervention. In a study by the original authors, a GBS of zero was… CONTINUE READING