The Influence of Etiologic Factors on Clinical Outcome in Patients with Peptic Ulcer Bleeding

@article{Ljubii2012TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Etiologic Factors on Clinical Outcome in Patients with Peptic Ulcer Bleeding},
  author={Neven Ljubi{\vc}i{\'c} and Željko Puljiz and Ivan Budimir and Alen Bi{\vs}{\'c}anin and Andre Bratani{\'c} and Tajana Pavi{\'c} and Marko B. Nikoli{\'c} and Davor Hrabar and Vladimir Supanc},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={57},
  pages={3195-3204}
}
BackgroundPeptic ulcer bleeding remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality.AimThe aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) use, Helicobacter pylori infection and non-H. pylori–non-NSAIDs causes of peptic ulcer bleeding and to identify the predictive factors influencing the rebleeding rate and in-hospital mortality in patients with bleeding peptic ulcer.MethodsA total of 1,530 patients with endoscopically confirmed peptic ulcer… CONTINUE READING
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