Posts Tagged ‘Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding’

Transfusion for GI Bleeding

Posted by Sara Fazio • January 4th, 2013

A new trial shows that among patients with upper GI bleeding, withholding transfusion until the hemoglobin level falls below 7 g per deciliter results in better outcomes than using 9 g per deciliter as the trigger for transfusion. Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding is a common emergency condition associated with high morbidity and mortality. It is… Read More…