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Effect of hospital-admission volume on outcomes following acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding

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@article{39b7345f79d54f2aaa90ff4a208a2284,
title = "Effect of hospital-admission volume on outcomes following acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding",
abstract = "INTRODUCTION: Treatment-requiring acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) is a common, potentially life-threatening emergency. This study investigated whether hospital admittance volume of patients with NVUGIB was associated with reduced mortality, reduced lasting failure of haemostatic procedures defined as rate of re-endoscopy with repeated haemostasis intervention (ReWHI), transfusion requirements and conversion to surgery.METHODS: Data on Danish nationwide admissions of patients with acute NVUGIB from 2011-2013 were analysed to estimate 30-day mortality, re-bleeding (ReWHI), transfusion rates and rates of conversion to surgery. Data were analysed by regression modelling while controlling for confounders including age, admission haemoglobin, the American College of Anesthesiologists score, comorbidities and the Forrest classification.RESULTS: A total of 3,537 patients with acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding were included in the study. The hospital admission volume of patients with NVUGIB was positively associated with a significant increase in ReWHI with an odds ratio of 1.27; p = 1.91 × 10-6. There was no significant association between admission volume and conversion to surgery, 30-day mortality or transfusion rates.CONCLUSIONS: A positive association between admission volumes of patients with NVUGIB and ReWHI was identified. No association between admission volumes and 30-day mortality or other failure of haemostasis events could be identified.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not applicable.",
keywords = "Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Blood Transfusion/statistics & numerical data, Conversion to Open Surgery/statistics & numerical data, Denmark, Female, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage/mortality, Hemostatic Techniques/mortality, Hospital Mortality, Hospitals/statistics & numerical data, Humans, Male, Odds Ratio, Patient Admission/statistics & numerical data, Recurrence, Registries, Regression Analysis, Treatment Outcome",
author = "Schmidt, {Magnus Str{\o}h} and Louise Preisler and Rasmus Fabricius and Peter Svenningsen and Jens Hillings{\o} and Svendsen, {Lars Bo} and Martin Sillesen",
note = "Articles published in the DMJ are “open access”. This means that the articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License, which permits any non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited.",
year = "2019",
month = "2",
language = "English",
volume = "66",
pages = "A5531",
journal = "Danish Medical Bulletin (Online)",
issn = "1603-9629",
publisher = "Almindelige Danske Laegeforening",
number = "2",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Effect of hospital-admission volume on outcomes following acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding

AU - Schmidt, Magnus Strøh

AU - Preisler, Louise

AU - Fabricius, Rasmus

AU - Svenningsen, Peter

AU - Hillingsø, Jens

AU - Svendsen, Lars Bo

AU - Sillesen, Martin

N1 - Articles published in the DMJ are “open access”. This means that the articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License, which permits any non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited.

PY - 2019/2

Y1 - 2019/2

N2 - INTRODUCTION: Treatment-requiring acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) is a common, potentially life-threatening emergency. This study investigated whether hospital admittance volume of patients with NVUGIB was associated with reduced mortality, reduced lasting failure of haemostatic procedures defined as rate of re-endoscopy with repeated haemostasis intervention (ReWHI), transfusion requirements and conversion to surgery.METHODS: Data on Danish nationwide admissions of patients with acute NVUGIB from 2011-2013 were analysed to estimate 30-day mortality, re-bleeding (ReWHI), transfusion rates and rates of conversion to surgery. Data were analysed by regression modelling while controlling for confounders including age, admission haemoglobin, the American College of Anesthesiologists score, comorbidities and the Forrest classification.RESULTS: A total of 3,537 patients with acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding were included in the study. The hospital admission volume of patients with NVUGIB was positively associated with a significant increase in ReWHI with an odds ratio of 1.27; p = 1.91 × 10-6. There was no significant association between admission volume and conversion to surgery, 30-day mortality or transfusion rates.CONCLUSIONS: A positive association between admission volumes of patients with NVUGIB and ReWHI was identified. No association between admission volumes and 30-day mortality or other failure of haemostasis events could be identified.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not applicable.

AB - INTRODUCTION: Treatment-requiring acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) is a common, potentially life-threatening emergency. This study investigated whether hospital admittance volume of patients with NVUGIB was associated with reduced mortality, reduced lasting failure of haemostatic procedures defined as rate of re-endoscopy with repeated haemostasis intervention (ReWHI), transfusion requirements and conversion to surgery.METHODS: Data on Danish nationwide admissions of patients with acute NVUGIB from 2011-2013 were analysed to estimate 30-day mortality, re-bleeding (ReWHI), transfusion rates and rates of conversion to surgery. Data were analysed by regression modelling while controlling for confounders including age, admission haemoglobin, the American College of Anesthesiologists score, comorbidities and the Forrest classification.RESULTS: A total of 3,537 patients with acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding were included in the study. The hospital admission volume of patients with NVUGIB was positively associated with a significant increase in ReWHI with an odds ratio of 1.27; p = 1.91 × 10-6. There was no significant association between admission volume and conversion to surgery, 30-day mortality or transfusion rates.CONCLUSIONS: A positive association between admission volumes of patients with NVUGIB and ReWHI was identified. No association between admission volumes and 30-day mortality or other failure of haemostasis events could be identified.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not applicable.

KW - Aged

KW - Aged, 80 and over

KW - Blood Transfusion/statistics & numerical data

KW - Conversion to Open Surgery/statistics & numerical data

KW - Denmark

KW - Female

KW - Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage/mortality

KW - Hemostatic Techniques/mortality

KW - Hospital Mortality

KW - Hospitals/statistics & numerical data

KW - Humans

KW - Male

KW - Odds Ratio

KW - Patient Admission/statistics & numerical data

KW - Recurrence

KW - Registries

KW - Regression Analysis

KW - Treatment Outcome

M3 - Journal article

VL - 66

SP - A5531

JO - Danish Medical Bulletin (Online)

JF - Danish Medical Bulletin (Online)

SN - 1603-9629

IS - 2

ER -

ID: 59133353