Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery 2020; 33(01): 042-044
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1695037
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Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Vihas Patel
1  Department of Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY
Jeffrey Nicastro
2  Department of Surgery, Western Connecticut Health Network, Connecticut
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Publication Date:
20 November 2019 (online)


Although its incidence is decreasing, upper gastrointestinal bleeding represents a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. We present the most common sources of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and treatments.