H. B. CATES, M.D., F.A.C.P.
There is such a decided variation in the degree of symptoms produced by bleeding peptic ulcers that some of those affected do not seek medical assistance, others are attended at their homes, while as a rule only those patients having massive hemorrhage are admitted to a hospital. For the latter the mortality rate is apt to be high, in spite of the fact that their clinical management is under constant supervision. The following report deals with the analysis of autopsy and clinical records of patients with massive hemorrhage from peptic ulcer. In the autopsy series the findings in 41 cases
CATES HB. MASSIVE HEMORRHAGE FROM PEPTIC ULCER: PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT; CONCLUSIONS DRAWN FROM A LARGE SERIES TREATED IN A MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL1. Ann Intern Med. ;32:1144–1152. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-6-1144
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(6):1144-1152.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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