Gastrointestinal Bleeding



Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGI bleed) is a common life-threatening emergency with a 10 % mortality rate [1]. Traditionally it is described as bleeding occurring from the GI tract proximal to the ligament of Treitz.


Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Variceal Bleeding Dyspeptic Symptom Haemodynamic Instability Oesophageal Varix 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EmergencyEast of England deanery, Lister HospitalStevenageUK

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