- Incidence of and mortality from acute upper gastrointestinal haemmorhage in the United Kingdom. Rockall, T.A.; Logan, R.F.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/22/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6999, p222
Describes the current epidemiology of acute upper gastrointestinal hemmorhage in the United Kingdom. Hemmorhage prone age groups; Hemmorhage incidence in men as compared with women; Mortality rates. INSET: Key messages..
- Notes on upper GI bleeding. Surawicz, Christina M. // Cortlandt Forum;8/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p164
Presents a case of a 35-year-old African-American musician who was admitted to an intensive care unit for upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Patient history; Endoscopy; Laboratory tests; Diagnostic possibility; Management.
- Bleeding with Kartagener's. Barksdale, Darryll; R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p108
Presents an answer to question whether patients who have Kartagener's syndrome are prone to gastrointestinal bleeding. Motile dysfunction affecting respiratory cilia and sperm as the main characteristic of the disease; Belief on the lack of link between the disease and gastrointestinal bleeding.
- Hematemesis, but no signs of ulcer. Greenwald, David A.; Brandt, Lawrence J. // Cortlandt Forum;5/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p144
Presents the case of a man who was brought to the emergency department because of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. History of peptic ulcer; Presence of a midline pulsatile abdominal mass on physical examination; Result of an upper endoscopy on the patient.
- Endoscopic diagnosis and therapy alleviate upper GI bleeding. Dale, David C.; Federman, Daniel D. // Cortlandt Forum;10/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p19
Focuses on endoscopic diagnosis and therapy for upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Advantages of endoscopic diagnosis; Description of thermotherapeutic endoscopic modalities and injection therapy.
- Acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in west of Scotland: Case ascertainment study. Blatchford, Oliver; Davidson, Lindsay A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/30/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7107, p510
Presents a study on acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Patient characteristics; Incidence and case fatality in the west of Scotland; Correlation with social deprivation.
- Intermittent Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Child: Leech Infestation. Rafeey, Mandana; Jabbari-Mogaddam, Yalda // Iranian Journal of Pediatrics;Dec2012, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p572
The article presents the case of a 9-year-old boy presented with 5-day history of nausea and vomiting of bloody material. An ear, nose and throat (ENT) examination showed the presence of a slimy black lesion, later detected as leech, in the pharynx. The leech was detached using a lidocaine...
- Comment on "gastrointestinal bleeding under dabigatran". Gélisse, P.; Crespel, A. // Journal of Postgraduate Medicine;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p413
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Gastrointestinal bleeding under dabigatran" by C. StÃ¶llberger, K. Lindner and J. Finsterer in the previous issue.
- How Safe is Low-Dose Aspirin For Heart Disease Prevention? // HealthFacts;Dec2000, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p1
Discusses the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage to people who take small doses of aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke.