Forrest Classification

Estimate risk of re-bleeding post-endoscopy for upper GI bleeding.

Forrest Classification

Estimate risk of re-bleeding post-endoscopy for upper GI bleeding.

Forrest Classification

Estimate risk of re-bleeding post-endoscopy for upper GI bleeding.

Forrest Classification

Estimate risk of re-bleeding post-endoscopy for upper GI bleeding.

1.Type of Lesion?
Created by on 14/08/2016

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About this Calculator

Endoscopic signs indicating risk of rebleeding were first classifed in 1974 by Forrest et al. Peptic ulcer disease is the most common cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and endoscopic findings can give valuable information about risk of rebleeding after hospital admission. The Forrest classification risk of rebleeding is based on an untreated lesion.

References

Forrest JA, Finlayson ND, Shearman DJ.

Endoscopy in gastrointestinal bleeding.

Lancet 1974 August 17, 2 (7877): 394-7

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1. Type of Lesion?

Created by on 14/08/2016

By using this site you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by our terms of use and privacy policy. All content and tools are for educational use only, are not meant to be a substitute for professional advice and should not be used for medical diagnosis and/or medical treatment.

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