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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 17
Published: 29 November 2013
10.1159/000350344
EISBN: 978-3-318-02423-4
..., which remains one of exclusion, and because of the paucity of clinical trials. Although most children can be managed by careful monitoring, a small proportion of children will suffer from bleeding. Treatment is not aimed to be curative, but is used to prevent life-threatening bleeding...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 32
Published: 23 September 2013
10.1159/000350632
EISBN: 978-3-318-02416-6
... Abstract Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are effective in preventing recurrent peptic ulcer bleeding when used in high-dose intravenous infusion or oral form. Intermittent injection or low-dose administration of PPIs may not produce such benefit. These findings are based on meta-analysis...
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Published: 20 June 2013
10.1159/000346914
EISBN: 978-3-318-02198-1
...References References 1. Carcao MD, Blanchette VS: Work-up of a bleeding child;. in (eds) Lee C, Berntorp E, Hoots K: Textbook of Hemophilia <edition>2</edition>London, Blackwell, 2010;118 2. Revel-Vilk S: Clinical and laboratory assessment of the bleeding pediatric patient...
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Book Chapter
Published: 20 June 2013
10.1159/000346955
EISBN: 978-3-318-02198-1
... al: Potential role of recombinant activated factor VII for the treatment of severe bleeding associated with disseminated intravascular coagulation: a systematic review. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2007;18:589-593 7. Goldstein B, et al: ENHANCE: results of a global open-label trial of drotrecogin...
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Published: 20 June 2013
10.1159/000346975
EISBN: 978-3-318-02198-1
.... Okubo M, Benson LN: Intravascular and intracardiac stents used in congenital heart disease. Curr Opin Cardiol 2001;16:84-91 5. Tong E: An overview of artificial heart valve replacement in infants and children. J Cardiovasc Nurs 1992;6:30-43 6. Briggs BJ, Dickerman JD: Bleeding disorders...
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Series: Fast Facts Collection 2006-2015
Published: 25 February 2013
10.1159/isbn.978-1-908541-38-3
EISBN: 978-1-908541-38-3
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Cardiology
Volume: 47
Published: 13 August 2012
10.1159/000338072
EISBN: 978-3-318-02169-1
... that have further reduced ischemic complications, but with a trade-off of increased bleeding risk. Bleeding complications associated with antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies are associated with significantly increased risk of adverse outcomes, including death. Understanding the risk of bleeding...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 30
Published: 22 June 2012
10.1159/000338466
EISBN: 978-3-318-02184-4
... Abstract Although antithrombotic therapy plays a central role in the treatment of cardiac disorders and peripheral arterial diseases, recent studies suggest that the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding is increased by the concomitant use of anti-platelet drugs with low-dose aspirin. We set...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258346
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Endoscopic hemostatic devices improve the outcome of patients bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract. They range from well-known thermal devices (multipolar and heater probes), which are efficient, safe and relatively low in cost, to novel redesigned mechanical devices...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258347
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Among the gastrointestinal emergencies, acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) remains a challenging clinical problem owing to significant patient morbidity and costs involved with management. Peptic ulcer bleeding (PUB) contributes to the majority of causes of UGIB...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258366
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Middle gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding (MGIB) refers to small bowel bleeding originating distal to the ampulla of Vater and proximal to the ileocecal valve. The differential diagnosis of small bowel bleeding is broad and includes among many others: angioectasias, ulcers, erosions...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258367
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) refers to blood loss of recent onset originating from a site distal to terminal ileum. It is less common than upper GI bleeding, but if it is massive, it can be a serious clinical condition. Management of GI bleeding includes initial assessment...
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... Abstract Due to its major importance for additional hospital costs but also for outcome, acute bleeding is discussedand investigated in several clinical disciplines. Significant predictive measures for bleeding complicationscan only be obtained by combining acute clinical signs, anamnestic...
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... Abstract Quantitative and qualitative defects of von Willebrand factor (VWF) cause von Willebrand disease (VWD),the most common inborn bleeding disorder being inherited in a mainly autosomal dominant but alsorecessive manner. According to its modular structure characterized by distinct...
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... nonsteroidal anti-inflammatorydrugs, antibiotics, serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and volume expanders can also impair plateletfunction and thus cause or aggravate hemorrhages. Besides pharmacological agents, certain clinicalconditions are often associated with qualitative platelet disorders and bleeding...
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... Abstract The management of patients with active bleeding starts with a comprehensive clinical assessment inorder to determine the likelihood of a hemorrhagic disorder. Typically, such disorders are characterizedby spontaneous bleeding, excessive or prolonged bleeding following trauma or minor...