Gastrointestinal bleeding: What many kidney failure patients stomach

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 17:30 in Health & Medicine

Bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract causes serious health problems—and even early deaths—for many patients with kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The findings indicate that greater efforts are needed to prevent and treat upper GI bleeding in these patients.

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