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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 92039
Country Israel
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Manuscript Type Retrospective Cohort Study
Article Title Yield of alarm features in predicting significant endoscopic findings among hospitalized patients with dyspepsia
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Lama Ibrahim, Maamoun Basheer, Tawfik Khoury and Wisam Sbeit
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Corresponding Author Maamoun Basheer, MD, Research Scientist, Department of Gastroenterology, Galilee Medical Center, 89 Nahariya-Cabri Road, Nahariya 22001, Israel. maamon.basheer@mail.huji.ac.il
Key Words Dyspepsia; Endoscopy; Weight loss; Anti-aggregates medications; Persistent vomiting; Odynophagia
Core Tip Dyspepsia is a common symptoms complex necessitating medical consultation. Alarm features usually guided the necessity of performing upper endoscopy in the outpatients’ settings. The yield of upper endoscopy and data regarding alarm features in hospitalized patients with dyspepsia are lacking. We found that tachycardia, persistent vomiting, normocytic anemia, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, leukocytosis and hypoalbuminemia were strongly associated with significant endoscopic findings. Unexplained weight loss and abnormal computed tomography findings were strongly associated with malignancy. This is the first study exploring alarm features in hospitalized patients with dyspepsia. Our findings might guide physicians in prioritizing hospitalized patients for upper endoscopy performance.
Publish Date 2024-07-09 14:00
Citation <p>Ibrahim L, Basheer M, Khoury T, Sbeit W. Yield of alarm features in predicting significant endoscopic findings among hospitalized patients with dyspepsia. <i>World J Gastroenterol</i> 2024; 30(26): 3210-3220</p>
URL https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v30/i26/3210.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v30.i26.3210
Full Article (PDF) WJG-30-3210-with-cover.pdf
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