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Double oral esomeprazole after a 3-day intravenous esomeprazole infusion reduces recurrent peptic ulcer bleeding in high-risk patients: a randomised controlled study. Gut 2014; 63: 1864-1872.

Published: 24th February 2015

Authors: Cheng HC, Wu CT, Chang WL, Cheng WC, Chen VVY, Sheu BS et al.

Conclusion

Patients at high risk (Rockall score of 6 or more) had a lower risk of rebleeding if they received the higher dose of oral esomeprazole (P<0.02).

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