Evaluation and management of Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Ronald Samuel, Mohammad Bilal, Obada Tayyem, Praveen Guturu

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Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding continues to be an important cause of morbidity and mortality. The most common causes include peptic ulcer disease, Mallory–Weiss syndrome, erosive gastritis, duodenitis, esophagitis, malignancy, angiodysplasias and Dieulafoy's lesion. Initial assessment and early aggressive resuscitation significantly improves outcomes. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy continues to be the gold standard for diagnosis and treatment. We present a comprehensive review of literature for the evaluation and management of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-343
Number of pages11
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2018


  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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