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Blog: Hookworms Cause GI Bleeding

Oct. 25, 2017

Hookworms may be uncommon but could be responsible for iron deficiency anemia and occult and overt bleeding. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

More on GI Bleeding


Dec. 1, 2017

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Hookworm-Induced Obscure Overt Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Oct. 22, 2017

A 72-year-old man with Parkinson disease presented with fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, and intermittent melena for 3 months.

Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients Taking Non–Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Oct. 22, 2017

We found risk of major GI bleeding to be similar between NOACs and conventional anticoagulation.