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Table 5 Comparison between both groups regarding modality of treatment

From: Acute gastrointestinal bleeding in Egyptian elderly patients: real-life experience

  Groups  
Elderly group Young group P value
Count % Count %
ttt
Surgery 0 0.0% 1 0.6%  
Ligation, injection 0 0.0% 2 1.2%
Injection, PPI 20 12.0% 10 6.0%
Band, injection 0 0.0% 2 1.2%
Band ligation, PPI 0 0.0% 1 0.6%
Band ligation 54 32.5% 66 39.8%
Anti-fungal, PPI 2 1.2% 3 1.8%
PPI 90 54.2% 80 48.2%
Medical ttt: PPI antifungal
Yes 92 55.4% 84 50.6% 0.379
Endoscopy: band ligation
Yes 54 32.5% 71 42.8% 0.054
Injection sclerotherapy
Yes 20 12.0% 11 6.6% 0.090
Surgery (perforated ulcer)
Yes 0 0.0% 1 0.6% 1