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Hematemesis

  • Dong Ling
  • Rui Zeng
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Abstract

Hematemesis, or vomiting of blood, is a presentation of upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding. Upper gastrointestinal tract is commonly defined as organs located above the ligament of Treitz, including esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and People's Medical Publishing House 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong Ling
    • 1
  • Rui Zeng
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyFudan UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of CardiologySichuan UniversityChengduChina

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