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Table 2 Final diagnosis

From: Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in emergency departments, from bleeding symptoms to diagnosis: a prospective, multicenter, observational study

  Final diagnosis n (%)
Endoscopy performed, n = 148 (76%) Ulcers 44 (30)
Gastritis 16 (11)
Variceal bleeding 30 (20)
Esophagitis 12 (8)
Mallory-Weiss tear 7 (5)
Cancer 12 (8)
Lower gastrointestinal bleeding 5 (3)
None 22 (15)a
No endoscopy performed, n = 46 (24%) Lower gastrointestinal bleeding 4 (9)
None 42 (91)b
  1. a5 outpatients included
  2. b23 outpatients included