Gepost in: GI en voeding

Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Due to a Peptic Ulcer

Peptic ulcers, often due to Helicobacter pylori or the use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), commonly cause upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Endoscopic therapy, proton-pump inhibitors, therapy for H. pylori infection, and nonuse of NSAIDs are described.




Loren Laine, M.D.


N Engl J Med 2016; 374:2367-2376 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMcp1514257