Predictors of early rebleeding after endoscopic therapy in patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to high-risk lesions.

@article{Maggio2013PredictorsOE,
  title={Predictors of early rebleeding after endoscopic therapy in patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to high-risk lesions.},
  author={Davide Maggio and Alan N Barkun and Myriam Martel and Sara Elouali and Ian Mark Gralnek},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={
          454-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND In an era of increasingly shortened admissions, data regarding predictors of early rebleeding among patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) exhibiting high-risk stigmata (HRS) having undergone endoscopic hemostasis are lacking. OBJECTIVES To determine predictors of early rebleeding, defined as rebleeding before completion of recommended 72 h intravenous proton pump inhibitor infusion postendoscopic hemostasis. METHODS Data from a national registry of… CONTINUE READING

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