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Predicting In-Hospital Mortality for a Patient with Acute Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Using the Albumin-Bilirubin Score

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Zou et al used the albumin-bilirubin score to predict in-hospital mortality for a patient with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding associated with liver cirrhosis. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the General Hospital of the Shenyang Military Area, Dalan Medical University, and Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China.

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