Timing of #Endoscopy for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal #Bleeding

To evaluate whether urgent endoscopy improves outcomes in patients predicted to be at high risk for further bleeding or death, we randomly assigned patients with overt signs of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding and a Glasgow–Blatchford score of 12 or higher (scores range from 0 to 23, with higher scores indicating a higher risk of further bleeding or death) to undergo endoscopy within 6 hours (urgent-endoscopy … Continue reading Timing of #Endoscopy for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal #Bleeding