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What is the definition of Mallory-Weiss Syndrome?
A condition characterized by mucosal tears at the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION, sometimes with HEMATEMESIS. Typically it is caused by forceful bouts of retching or VOMITING.
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What are the alternative names for Mallory-Weiss Syndrome?
  • Mallory-Weiss syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal laceration-hemorrhage
  • Mallory-Weiss laceration
  • Mallory-Weiss tear
  • Mucosal lacerations - gastroesophageal junction
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What are the latest Mallory-Weiss Syndrome Clinical Trials?
Efficacy of Early Administration of Tranexamic Acid in Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Summary: Upper Gastrointestinal bleed is a common presentation in a medical emergency. Patients generally present with hematemesis, melena or in severe cases hematochezia. Incidence and etiology vary from region as well as the level of health care facility. In the US, UGI bleed accountsfor about 300000 admissions per year (6). India has a huge burden of UGI bleed. A study in India showed 4.6% of hospitalad...

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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