Previous Use of Antithrombotic Agents Reduces Mortality and Length of Hospital Stay in Patients With High-risk Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding.

Affiliation

Department of Gastroenterology, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Anti-thrombotic agents are risk factors for upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). However, few studies have evaluated their effects on patient outcomes. We assessed the effects of anti-thrombotic agents on outcomes of patients with high-risk UGIB.

Keywords

Anticlotting Drug,Complication,Endoscopy,Glasgow Blatchford Score,Rate of Death,