Home > internal medicine > Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the elderly

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the elderly

Gastrointestinal bleeding (hemorrhage of digestive tract) is bleeding from the esophagus, stomach, intestine, biliary tract, pancreatic duct and other parts. Among them, the bleeding of esophagus, stomach, duodenum, biliary tract and pancreatic duct above Treitz ligament is upper gastrointestinal bleeding, and the bleeding of jejunum, ileum, colon and rectum below Treitz ligament is lower gastrointestinal bleeding; Jejunal bleeding after gastrojejunostomy is classified as upper gastrointestinal bleeding. The incidence rate of gastrointestinal bleeding in elderly patients is high, and the mortality is high. It is easy to be covered by other diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, and often become a diagnostic clue for other diseases such as cancer. Clinically, hemostasis treatment, complication treatment, primary disease treatment and treatment of concomitant diseases such as cardiovascular disease must be considered.


Senile hepatic encephalopathy

Esophageal hiatal hernia in the elderly

Senile cirrhosis

Senile colonic polyps

Alcoholic liver disease in the elderly

Peptic ulcer in the elderly

Cricopharyngeal muscle dysfunction in the elderly

Inflammatory bowel disease of the elderly

Chronic gastritis in the elderly

Post dysentery syndrome

Drug-induced liver disease in the elderly

Senile Ischemic Colitis

Pancreatic cancer in the elderly

Benign paroxysmal peritonitis syndrome

Chloroquine poisoning

Lymph node biliary syndrome

Gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus


Rotavirus enteritis

Gonococcal proctitis anus

Common Health Issues

Health News