Second-look endoscopy recommended for patients with recurrent GI bleeding

Single endoscopy was not inferior to second-look endoscopy in decreasing risk for recurrent bleeding in patients with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to peptic ulcer disease, according to study results.“Our findings lend further support to current guidelines from ACG, [European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy] and an international consensus group, and would support a change in [National Institute for Clinical Excellence] guidelines,” Faisal Kamal, MD, division of gastroenterology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and colleagues wrote. “Based onRead More

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