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Proton pump inhibitors in combination with oral anticoagulants reduce GI bleeding risk

Proton pump inhibitors in combination with oral anticoagulants reduce GI bleeding risk

Researchers identify unique bleeding syndrome linked to cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Researchers identify unique bleeding syndrome linked to cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Study finds little clinical benefit in placing nasogastric tube for treating upper GI bleeds

Study finds little clinical benefit in placing nasogastric tube for treating upper GI bleeds

Capsule endoscopy could help avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for patients with GI bleeding

Capsule endoscopy could help avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for patients with GI bleeding

Taking NSAIDs with other drugs can increase risk of upper GI bleeding, study finds

Taking NSAIDs with other drugs can increase risk of upper GI bleeding, study finds

Embolizing left gastric artery may be potential bariatric treatment for weight loss

Embolizing left gastric artery may be potential bariatric treatment for weight loss

Transarterial embolization procedure helps reduce body weight

Transarterial embolization procedure helps reduce body weight

Raising transfusion threshold improves acute upper GI bleeding outcomes

Raising transfusion threshold improves acute upper GI bleeding outcomes

Study finds decline in inpatient mortality rate for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in the U.S.

Study finds decline in inpatient mortality rate for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in the U.S.

Upper GI bleeding causes serious health problems in patients with kidney failure

Upper GI bleeding causes serious health problems in patients with kidney failure

Transarterial embolization an effective alternative to endoscopy for acute peptic ulcer bleeding

Transarterial embolization an effective alternative to endoscopy for acute peptic ulcer bleeding

Health care systems inadequate for managing acute GI hemorrhage outside of normal hours

Health care systems inadequate for managing acute GI hemorrhage outside of normal hours

PPIs, antiplatelet drugs can help treat CV disease patients at high risk of upper GI bleeding

PPIs, antiplatelet drugs can help treat CV disease patients at high risk of upper GI bleeding

Drug and dosage influence risk of GI bleeding

Drug and dosage influence risk of GI bleeding

PillCam ESO accurately identifies patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding

PillCam ESO accurately identifies patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Fewer hospitalizations for bleeding in digestive system

Fewer hospitalizations for bleeding in digestive system

Aspirin, acid-blocker a-day keeps GI bleeding at bay

Aspirin, acid-blocker a-day keeps GI bleeding at bay

SSRIs may double risk of gastrointestinal bleeding

SSRIs may double risk of gastrointestinal bleeding