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Table 5 Surgical Intervention across the cohort and within 24H of admission

From: A clinical predictive model for risk stratification of patients with severe acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding

Surgical intervention n (%)
Emergency surgery during admission (total cohort) 48 (7.4)
 Haemorrhoidectomy 24 (3.7)
 Colectomy 11 (1.7)
 Colostomy 10 (1.5)
 Small bowel resection 3 (0.5)
Emergency surgery within 24H of admission 12 (1.8)
 Haemorrhoidectomy, EUA and haemostasis 8 (1.2)
 Colostomy 2 (0.3)
 Laparotomy, enterotomy, endoscopic clipping of jejunal AVM 1 (0.2)
 Right hemicolectomy 1 (0.2)
  1. EUA examination under anaesthesia, AVM arteriovenous malformation