A composite of overt and occult GI bleeding, gastritis, and esophageal, gastric, or duodenal ulcerations.
Overt GI symptoms include GI bleeding requiring hospitalization, blood transfusion, and/or interventions like endoscopy or surgery or gastroesophageal acid reflux (GERD) requiring acid-suppressive therapy.
Occult GI ulcerations and erosions include those detected by capsule endoscopy (PillCamÒ ESO) within 80 to 90 days after initiation of dual antiplatelet therapy.
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
December 19, 2006
February 4, 2009
Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, United States
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.