Example sentences for: peptic

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  • In the United States about four million people have active peptic ulcers and about 350,000 new cases are diagnosed each year, and approximately 3000 deaths per year in the U.S. are due to gastric ulcer [ 1 ] . The primary therapeutic approach to gastric ulcer remains the inhibition of gastric acid secretion to produce symptom relief, acceleration of crater healing and the prevention of relapse or recurrence [ 2 3 ] , since gastric ulcer can lead to hemorrhage, perforation, obstruction and death [ 4 5 ] .

  • Mean operating time was 232 ± 116 min(median 210 min, range 37-493 min), mean intraoperative blood loss was 2064 ±2271 cm 3(median 1100 cm 3, range 0-9000cm 3),mean transfusion of red blood cells was 3.4 ± 4.7 units (median 2 units,range 0-18 units), and mean intraoperative fluid administration was 5369 ±3922 cm 3(median 4300 cm 3, range 400-20600 cm 3).During their postoperative course, seven patients required second procedures(two drainage intraabdominal abscesses, two tracheostomies, one repair ofbleeding peptic ulcer, one repair of postoperative intraabdominal bleed, onerepeat pancreatic debridement), two patients required a third procedure (onerepeat pancreatic debridement, one removal of intra-abdominal packing andclosure of abdomen), and one patient required a fourth procedure(thoracotomy/decortication for empyema).

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