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Prediction of rebleeding from peptic ulcer experience with an endoscopic Doppler device.
  1. D E Beckly,
  2. M P Casebow


    An endoscopic Doppler device has been used to predict which patients with bleeding peptic ulcers will require surgery to stop their bleeding. The results show that if a Doppler signal can be elicited from an ulcer then the likelihood of rebleeding sufficient to require surgery or lead to death is increased very significantly.

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