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Table 2 Reasons for performing the upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in the 84 critically ill patients

From: Clinical impact of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in critically ill patients with suspected bleeding

Acute anemia 50 (60%)
Digestive bleeding 26 (31%)
Vomiting 14 (17%)
Hemodynamic instability 3 (4%)
Hyperuremia 3 (4%)
  1. One patient could have various reasons for performing the upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Data are presented in n (%)