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Endoscopic spray device approved to be marketed to treat GI bleeding

The device delivers a mineral blend to sites of upper or lower GI bleeding and is applied during an endoscopic procedure. ... The FDA has permitted marketing of the Hemospray device to treat most types of upper or lower GI bleeding, the agency announced
May 2018

GI bleeding

Early colonoscopy (i.e., within 24 hours) did not improve outcomes among patients hospitalized with lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, according to a new meta-analysis. ... Although early colonoscopy within 24 hours is generally safe it does not
December 2019

Scores to predict outcomes of upper GI bleeding compared

For patients with upper GI bleeding, the Glasgow Blatchford score most accurately predicted hospital-based interventions or death, according to a recent comparison of risk scoring systems. ... The prospective study included 3,012 patients presenting with
January 2017

From ACP Hospitalist Weekly

An international multidisciplinary consensus group has updated its 2010 recommendations for the management of patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. ... Perform endoscopy within 24 hours of presentation in patients admitted with
October 2019

Clinical prediction model may help determine management for acute lower GI bleeding

A recently developed clinical prediction model may help determine when acute lower GI bleeding can be safely managed on an outpatient basis. ... hospitals with lower GI bleeding, as well as compared with other existing risk scores.
July 2017

Anticoagulants compared for associated risk of hospitalization due to upper GI bleeding

Incidence of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding after starting oral anticoagulation was highest in patients prescribed rivaroxaban, lowest for patients prescribed apixaban, and generally lower in patients who were receiving
December 2018

Misoprostol may help treat obscure GI bleeding in patients taking aspirin, NSAIDs

Patients were eligible if they had evidence of obscure GI bleeding (defined as iron deficiency anemia, a decrease in hemoglobin concentration of 20 10. ... after eight weeks, indicating that the clinical relevance of obscure GI bleeding in this study may
May 2018

From ACP Hospitalist Weekly

Critically ill patients considered to be at high risk for gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding may benefit from prophylaxis, according to a recent Rapid Recommendation statement from The BMJ. ... The statement was developed by a guideline panel and is based on
January 2020

GI bleeding less common in U.S. veterans on NOACs than those on warfarin

GI bleeding was more common among patients taking warfarin than among those taking NOACs, according to a recent study of U.S. ... This should ÔÇťallay the concerns of early reports suggesting that the risk of GI [bleeding] is higher with NOACs than that
March 2017

From ACP Journal Club

In a randomized controlled trial, performing urgent endoscopy for acute upper GI bleeding (UGIB) did not improve outcomes compared to completing the procedure within 24 hours. ... Rates of further bleeding within 30 days were also not significantly
August 2020

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