Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with defective hemostasis successfully treated with ankaferd blood stopper.

@article{Purnak2011UpperGB,
  title={Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with defective hemostasis successfully treated with ankaferd blood stopper.},
  author={Tuğrul Purnak and Ersan Ozaslan and Yavuz Beyazit and Ibrahim Celalettin Haznedaroğlu},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={312-3}
}
Acute gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is one of the most frequent causes for hospitalization and responsible for a major cause of morbidity and mortality among patients. Ankaferd Blood Stopper (ABS) is a herbal extract attained from five different plants Thymus vulgaris, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Vitis vinifera, Alpinia officinarum and Urtica dioica. Here we report a challenging upper GI bleeding case with a low platelet count and defective hemostasis treated endoscopically with ABS as an adjunctive… CONTINUE READING
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