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Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding: identifying low risk patients
  1. G Chakrabarty,
  2. C Groves,
  3. R Pollok
  1. Department of Gastroenterology, St George's Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gayatri Chakrabarty, Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Gastroenterology, St Georges Hospital Healthcare NHS Trust, Knightsbridge wing, Blackshaw road, London SW17 0QT, UK; chakrabartyg{at}

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We read with interest the article by Hearnshaw et al 1 regarding the outcomes in acute upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. The study re-enforces the importance of the Rockall score in stratifying patients at high risk. We are interested to …

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