Risk factors for adverse in-hospital outcomes in acute colonic diverticular hemorrhage.

@article{Nagata2015RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for adverse in-hospital outcomes in acute colonic diverticular hemorrhage.},
  author={Naoyoshi Nagata and Ryota Niikura and Tomonori Aoki and Shiori Moriyasu and Toshiyuki Sakurai and Takuro Shimbo and Katsunori Sekine and Hidetaka Okubo and Kazuhiro Watanabe and Chizu Yokoi and Junichi Akiyama and Mikio Yanase and Masashi Mizokami and Kazuma Fujimoto and Naomi Uemura},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 37},
  pages={10697-703}
}
AIM To investigate the factors associated with transfusion, further bleeding, and prolonged length of stay. METHODS In total, 153 patients emergently hospitalized for diverticular bleeding who were examined by colonoscopy were prospectively enrolled. Patients in whom the bleeding source was identified received endoscopic treatment such as clipping or endoscopic ligation. After spontaneous cessation of bleeding with conservative treatment or hemostasis with endoscopic treatment, all patients… CONTINUE READING
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