Prognostic factors for recurrence of gastrointestinal bleeding due to Dieulafoy's lesion.

@article{JamancaPoma2012PrognosticFF,
  title={Prognostic factors for recurrence of gastrointestinal bleeding due to Dieulafoy's lesion.},
  author={Yuliana Jamanca-Poma and Antonio Velasco-Guardado and Concepci{\'o}n Pi{\~n}ero-P{\'e}rez and Renzo Calder{\'o}n-Begazo and Josu{\'e} Uma{\~n}a-Mej{\'i}a and Fernando Geijo-Mart{\'i}nez and Antonio Rodr{\'i}guez-P{\'e}rez},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 40},
  pages={5734-8}
}
AIM To analyze the effectiveness of the endoscopic therapy and to identify prognostic factors for recurrent bleeding. METHODS Retrospective study of patients with gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to Dieulafoy's lesion (DL) from 2005 to 2011. We analyzed the demographic characteristics of the patients, risk factors for gastrointestinal bleeding, endoscopic findings, characteristics of the endoscopic treatment, and the recurrence of bleeding. We included cases in which endoscopy described a… CONTINUE READING

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