The etiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in cirrhotic patients.
- Published Article
Clujul medical (1957)
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
In our study, almost 27% of cirrhotic patients with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage had bleeding from a non-variceal source, the most common etiology being peptic ulcer. Variceal bleeding is more severe and bears a higher mortality rate than non-variceal bleeding.
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