publication . Article . 2012

prediction scores in gastrointestinal bleeding a systematic review and quantitative appraisal

N. de Groot; J. Bosman; P. Siersema; M. van Oijen;
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  • Published: 25 Jul 2012 Journal: Endoscopy, volume 44, pages 731-739 (issn: 0013-726X, eissn: 1438-8812, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag KG
Abstract
Background and study aims: Several algorithms predicting outcomes in acute gastrointestinal bleeding have been developed over the past three decades. These algorithms differ substantially and therefore the aim of the current study was to conduct a systematic review to compare their predictive performance and methodological quality in gastrointestinal bleeding. Methods: A PubMed literature search was performed up to 1 July 2011. All studies reporting prediction scores in gastrointestinal bleeding were included. Studies were analyzed for predictive performance, and a quality appraisal of these rules was performed for which a score range of 0 (lowest) to 29 (highes...
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free text keywords: Gastroenterology, Acute gastrointestinal bleeding, Area under the curve, Gastrointestinal bleeding, medicine.disease, medicine, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Quality rating, Quality appraisal
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