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HERDIN Record #: PCHRD13012914244682 Submitted: 29 January 2013 Modified: 30 January 2013

Endoscopic hemostasis versus antisecretory regimen in non-massive bleeding ulcers.

H T. Mappla,
J D. Sollano Jr

Endoscopic hemostasis controls major forms of gastroduodenal ulcer bleeding. However, with volume replacement and standard anti-ulcer therapy, up to 80% of bleeding actually cease spontaneously. Subsequently, the question arises: Is endoscopic hemostasis for non-spurting as well as non-bleeding visible vessel an overtreatment? To determine the benefits of endoscopic intervention in non-massive peptic ulcer hemorrhage, this prospective evaluation of the clinical outcomes of ulcer with oozing or non-bleeding visible vessel managec with either volume replacement and antisecretory regimen alone or with supplementary endoscopic hemostasis was done.

Publication Type
Biennial Report
University of Santo Tomas Research Report 1994-1996
Publication Date
January 1996

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