Acid Inhibition and Peptic Ulcer Bleeding

D. Štimac, N. Franjić, Ž. Krznarić
2011 Digestive Diseases  
Peptic ulcer bleeding is one of the most common emergency situations in medicine. The combined pharmacological and endoscopic therapy together with emerging interventional radiological procedures are successfully treating peptic ulcer disease, reserving surgical procedures for only a small portion of patients unresponsive to 'conventional' therapy. Technological advancement has seen a great improvement in the field of endoscopic treatment in the form of various methods of hemostasis. However,
more » ... armacological therapy with proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) still plays the central role in the peptic ulcer bleeding treatment algorithm.
doi:10.1159/000331518 pmid:22095017 fatcat:devb2lyns5chri2nbircllsdb4