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Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeds

Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeds

This episode focuses on upper GI bleeds. Serious UGI bleeds - you know, the ones with shock, massive transfusions and more - are fortunately rare in the Pediatric Emergency Department. However, there is a growing population of patients with chronic diseases that can lead to portal hypertension, varies and other causes of bleeding from the upper GI tract.