The excess long-term mortality in peptic ulcer bleeding is explained by nonspecific comorbidity.

@article{Laursen2015TheEL,
  title={The excess long-term mortality in peptic ulcer bleeding is explained by nonspecific comorbidity.},
  author={Stig Borbjerg Laursen and Jane M\oller Hansen and Jesper Hallas and Ove B Schaffalitzky de Muckadell},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={145-52}
}
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have concluded that peptic ulcer bleeding (PUB) is associated with increased long-term mortality. The underlying mechanism of this excess mortality is poorly understood. The aim of the present study was to examine if PUB patients have an increased long-term mortality compared to a matched control group when adjusting for comorbidity and socioeconomic status. Additionally, we identified predictive factors for mortality and examined causes of death. MATERIAL AND… CONTINUE READING

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