Spectrum of Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage in Coastal Odisha

  title={Spectrum of Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage in Coastal Odisha},
  author={Shivaram Prasad Singh and Manas Kumar Panigrahi},
  journal={Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation},
  volume={34 1},
INTRODUCTION Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is one of the commonest gastrointestinal emergencies encountered by physicians and surgeons. The spectrum of upper gastrointestinal bleeding varies from region to region and depends on the status of the center in healthcare hierarchy. AIM To determine the etiology of UGIB at a gastroenterology clinic in coastal Orissa and to compare it with other regions of India. METHODS Six hundred and eight consecutive patients with UGIB reporting to a… CONTINUE READING