Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Introduction Upper gastrointestinal bleeding is a bleeding from the lower oesophagus, stomach or duodenum up to the level of ligament of Treitz. It occurs worldwide and is responsible for significant mortality and morbidity. Causes of upper gastrointestinal bleeding Major causes of upper GI bleeding include: Bleeding from Peptic ulcer disease Bleeding from oesophageal and gastric … Read more