Outcome of endoscopic treatment for peptic ulcer bleeding: Is a second look necessary? A meta-analysis.

@article{Marmo2003OutcomeOE,
  title={Outcome of endoscopic treatment for peptic ulcer bleeding: Is a second look necessary? A meta-analysis.},
  author={Riccardo Marmo and Gianluca G Rotondano and Maria Antonia Bianco and Roberto Piscopo and Antonio Giosu{\'e} Prisco and Livio Cipolletta},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={62-7}
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopic therapy for GI bleeding is highly effective. Nevertheless, bleeding recurs in 10% to 25% of cases, irrespective of the method of treatment used. Whether a second-look endoscopy with retreatment after initial hemostasis is of clinical value is controversial. A meta-analysis was performed to assess whether systematic second-look endoscopy with retreatment reduces the risks of recurrent bleeding, salvage surgery, and death in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING

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