oa South African Medical Journal - Incidence and significance of haematemesis in cirrhosis
|Article Title||Incidence and significance of haematemesis in cirrhosis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, University of Rhodesia, Salisbury, Rhodesia|
|Publication Date||Jun 1974|
|Pages||1155 - 1158|
|Keyword(s)||Cirrhosis, Complications, Demographic data, Diagnosis, Haematemesis and Incidence|
A retrospective study of 228 patients with cirrhosis admitted to Harare Hospital over a 3-year period was carried out to determine the incidence of haematemesis, and to assess the prognosis of patients with gastrointestinal haemorrhage as compared with those where liver failure had progressed to the extent that they had developed encephalopathy and coma.
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