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management of Mallory-Weiss syndrome

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The management of a bleeding Mallory-Weiss tear involves:

  • waiting for the bleeding to stop spontaneously
  • if bleeding continues then options include:
    • oversewing at the bleeding point
    • Sengstaken-Blakemore tube application to bleed site

Last reviewed 01/2018

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