Lecture on Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

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Bleeding from a lesion in the esophagus, stomach or duodenum above the ligament of Treitz is known as upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage/bleed. About 50-120 per 100,000 hospital admissions are attributable to upper gastrointestinal bleed. Although more than 75% of cases of bleeding cease with supportive measures, a significant percentage of patients require further intervention, which often involves the combined efforts of gastroenterologists, surgeons, and interventional radiologists.

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