Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is burdened by high mortality rate that increases with aging. Elderly patients may be exposed to multiple risk factors for GIB. We aimed at defining the impact of GIB in elderly patients.

Mortality rate and risk factors for gastrointestinal bleeding in elderly patients

Olivieri, Oliviero;Girelli, Domenico;Castello, Roberto;Pasino, Michela;Minuz, Pietro;Fondrieschi, Luigi
2019-01-01

Abstract

Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is burdened by high mortality rate that increases with aging. Elderly patients may be exposed to multiple risk factors for GIB. We aimed at defining the impact of GIB in elderly patients.
2019
Anemia; Anticoagulant; Antiplatelet drug; Diverticulosis; Gastric ulcer; Multimorbidity
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