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National audit of the use of surgery and radiological embolization after failed endoscopic haemostasis for non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

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BACKGROUND: Following non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB), 10-15 per cent of patients experience further bleeding. Although surgery has been the traditional salvage therapy, there is renewed interest in transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE). This study examined the use, clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving salvage surgery or TAE after failed endoscopic haemostasis for NVUGIB. METHODS: A UK national audit of upper gastrointestinal bleeding was under...

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10.1002/bjs.8932

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Jairath, V More by this author
Hearnshaw, SA More by this author
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Journal:
The British journal of surgery
Volume:
99
Issue:
12
Pages:
1672-1680
Publication date:
2012-12-05
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EISSN:
1365-2168
ISSN:
0007-1323
URN:
uuid:7cdfc25c-8b07-4ea4-8650-0e0e112608d3
Source identifiers:
354158
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pubs:354158

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