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Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage | Impact of Comorbid Disease on Mortality

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage for comorbid diseases affecting survival based on the study of Cosgrove and Riou.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, complications, disease progression, complication detection, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

K92.2

Description:

Cosgrove and Riou identified comorbid diseases associated with mortality in patients with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. These can help identify patients who require more aggressive management and monitoring. The authors are from SUNY-HSC in New York and Yale University.

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