Guidelines for Non-variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Joon Sung Kim, Byung Wook Kim, Do Hoon Kim, Chan Hyuk Park, Hyuk Lee, Moon Kyung Joo, Da Hyun Jung, Jun Won Chung, Hyuk Soon Choi, Gwang Ho Baik, Jeong Hoon Lee, Kyo Young Song, Saebeom Hur

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Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) refers to bleeding that develops in the gastrointestinal tract proximal to the ligament of Treitz. NVUGIB is an important cause for visiting the hospital and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Although European and Asian-Pacific guidelines have been published, there has been no previous guidelines regarding management of NVUGIB in Korea. Korea is a country with a high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection and patients have easy accessibility to receive endoscopy. Therefore, we believe that guidelines regarding management of NVUGIB are mandatory. The Korean Society of Gastroenterology reviewed recent evidence and recommends practical management guidelines on NVUGIB in Korea.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)322-332
Number of pages11
JournalThe Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jun 25


  • Anti-thrombotics
  • Guideline
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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