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Glasgow-Blatschford Score Validation in Digestive Hemorrhage

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01029626
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 10, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 1, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marc Girardin, University Hospital, Geneva

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Procedure: Endoscopy Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 208 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Glasgow-Blatschford Score Validation for Stratification of Patients With Digestive Hemorrhage
Study Start Date : October 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2014

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Endoscopy
If the Glasgow-Blatchford score is zero, the endoscopy is delayed as an outpatient
Procedure: Endoscopy
Realization of an upper GI endoscopy




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comparison of length of stay between patients with score equal to zero and above zero [ Time Frame: june 2010 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Determination of the proportion of low risk upper gastrointestinal bleeding [ Time Frame: june 2010 ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

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

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01029626


Locations
Switzerland
Geneva University Hospital
Geneva, Switzerland, 1211
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Geneva
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marc Girardin, MD Geneva University Hospital