Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

  • Moshe Schein


The way surgeons consider acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGI-H) has been modified over recent years by the following factors:
  • Due to the availability of modern anti-ulcer pharmacological therapy the incidence of active and poorly controlled peptic ulcers is declining.

  • The introduction of anti-Helicobacter therapy has reduced the incidence of ulcer’s recurrence.

  • The availability of methods to achieve trans-endoscopic hemostasis of bleeding ulcers.

  • Consequently, you are becoming less and less familiar and skilled with the operative management of this condition. Therefore, you need to listen to us ...


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Moshe Schein
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Cornell University Medical CollegeUSA
  2. 2.New York Methodist HospitalBrooklynUSA

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