Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is associated with increased recurrent peptic ulcer bleeding risk

Published: 7 October 2016
Author(s): Kuang-Wei Huang, Yi-Chun Kuan, Nai-Fang Chi, Yao-Hsien Huang, Jiing-Chyuan Luo, Li-Nien Chien
Issue: October 2016
Section: Original article

The association between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the risk of recurrent peptic ulcer bleeding (PUB) remains unclear. In this study, we compared the risk of recurrent PUB between patients with and those without COPD.