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Best specialists within the fields of gastroenterology, surgical procedure, and radiology comprehensively overview the pathophysiology, prognosis, administration, and therapy of acute bleeding issues of the GI tract. The authors holiday down acute bleeding into top and decrease GI tract resources and supply a differential analysis for every affliction, evidence-based algorithms for medical perform, remedy modalities for its administration, and criteria of care. The authors define the various dilemmas confronted via physicians of their method of their sufferers, similar to localization of the bleeding resource (upper vs lower), the necessity and timing for emergency endoscopy, and the timing for radiologic intervention and/or surgical procedure.

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Although the amount of radioactivity in the 14C-UBT is very small, the half-life is long and the long-term effects are unpredictable. Consequently the 13C-UBT may be more ideal with regard to radiation issues (35). However, the 13C-UBT is more expensive and involves a test meal that makes it less simple than the 14C-UBT. Overall, the performance of both types is similar, and they have a diagnostic sensitivity of more than 95% and a specificity of more than 90% (35,36). As opposed to serologic testing, the UBT only detects active infection and is suitable to document eradication of H.

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