Early endoscopy linked to superior outcomes in upper GI bleeding

Early endoscopy linked to superior outcomes in upper GI bleeding

Compared with urgent endoscopy and late endoscopy, early endoscopy correlated with better outcomes among patients presenting with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding, according to research published in Gut.“Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB) is a common medical emergency. … Fortunately, the mortality rates of AUGIB have decreased over the past few decades, largely attributable to improvements in endoscopic and pharmacological therapies,” Cosmos L.T. Guo, of the department of medicine and therapeutics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and colleagues wrote.Read More

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