Glasgow-Blatschford Score Validation in Digestive Hemorrhage

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University Hospitals (UH)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Treatments

Procedure: Endoscopy

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01029626
09-091

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to validate the Glasgow-Blatchford score for the stratification of patients with upper gastro-intestinal hemorrhage. This score is easy to calculate. It is mainly based on the hemoglobin, blood pressure and blood urea. if the score is zero, the bleeding is very low risk and the gastrointestinal endoscopy may be delayed and performed as an outpatient.

Enrollment

208 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

To be admitted in the university hospital for a gastrointestinal hemorrhage (vomiting of red or black blood or melena)

Exclusion criteria

  • Age under 18
  • Pregnancy
  • Hemorrhage during hospitalisation
  • red rectal bleeding
  • No consent signed

Trial design

Primary purpose

Diagnostic

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

208 participants in 1 patient group

Endoscopy
Other group
Description:
If the Glasgow-Blatchford score is zero, the endoscopy is delayed as an outpatient
Treatment:
Procedure: Endoscopy

Trial contacts and locations

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