oa CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Approach to upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Volume 31, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage has a variety of causes and is the commonest complication of peptic ulceration and portal hypertension. Peptic ulceration in the duodenum or stomach and oesophageal varices are the conditions most often responsible for patients who have the potential to present with life-threatening haemorrhage.

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