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ISRN Gastroenterology
Volume 2011, Article ID 457946, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/457946
Research Article

Acute Upper Gastro-Intestinal Bleeding in Morocco: What Have Changed?

Medical Unit C, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Received 18 April 2011; Accepted 25 May 2011

Academic Editor: A. K. Rishi

Copyright © 2011 A. Timraz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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