Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy at four intensive care units in one hospital: frequency and indication.

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the frequency, indication and results of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGIE) at four different intensive care units (ICUs) in one hospital. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Rotterdam Erasmus University Hospital, The Netherlands. PARTICIPANTS One hundred and ninety-nine male and 102 female patients; mean age, 58.3… (More)

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@article{Plaisier1998UpperGE, title={Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy at four intensive care units in one hospital: frequency and indication.}, author={P. W. Plaisier and Henk R van Buuren and H. A. Bruining}, journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology}, year={1998}, volume={10 12}, pages={997-1000} }