The outcome of urgent surgery for major peptic ulcer haemorrhage following failed endoscopic therapy.

@article{Kubba1996TheOO,
  title={The outcome of urgent surgery for major peptic ulcer haemorrhage following failed endoscopic therapy.},
  author={A. K. Kubba and C Choudari and C. Rajgopal and Kelvin R. Palmer},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 12},
  pages={1175-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the outcome of patients who underwent emergency surgery for major peptic ulcer haemorrhage after failed endoscopic therapy. To address whether 'conservative' or 'aggressive' surgery is best. DESIGN A retrospective analysis of emergency surgery for ulcer bleeding which could not be controlled by endoscopic therapy. SETTING The four admitting units in the Lothian region of Scotland. PARTICIPANTS Sixty-seven patients who failed endoscopic therapy for bleeding peptic ulcer… CONTINUE READING

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