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Publication Name World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Manuscript ID 82415
Country Bahrain
Category Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Manuscript Type Retrospective Cohort Study
Article Title Causes of gastrointestinal bleeding in children based on endoscopic evaluation at a tertiary care center in Bahrain
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Hasan M Isa, Fatema A Alkharsi, Hana A Ebrahim, Kamel J Walwil, Jumana A Diab and Nafelah M Alkowari
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Corresponding Author Hasan M Isa, MBChB, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Salmaniya Medical Complex, 2904, Manama 26671, Bahrain. halfaraj@hotmail.com
Key Words Pediatric; Gastrointestinal bleeding; Endoscopy; Causes; Outcome; Bahrain
Core Tip The incidence, clinical presentation, cause, and outcomes of gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) in children in Bahrain are unknown. We observed a significant increase in the annual incidence of GIB. Lower GIB (LGIB) was more common than upper GIB (UGIB). The most common cause of LGIB was inflammatory bowel disease. The most common cause of UGIB was gastritis. Causes of GIB varied with patient’s age and differed from that reported in other countries. No mortality was observed in any patient. These findings are essential to tailor management based on the most common causes and patient age.
Citation Isa HM, Alkharsi FA, Ebrahim HA, Walwil KJ, Diab JA, Alkowari NM. Causes of gastrointestinal bleeding in children based on endoscopic evaluation at a tertiary care center in Bahrain. World J Gastrointest Endosc 2023; 15(4): 297-308
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ISSN 1948-5190 (online)
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