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Table 2 The frequency of endoscopic findings according to Forrest classification in 80 patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding treated with intravenous cimetidine or oral omeprazole. P values for all classes were 0.9.

From: A comparison of oral omeprazole and intravenous cimetidine in reducing complications of duodenal peptic ulcer

Endoscopic findings Cimetidine group No (%) Omeprazole g roup No (%)
Arterial spurting bleeding (IA) 3 (7.5) 2 (5)
Arterial oozing bleeding (IB) 15 (37.5) 13 (32.5)
Visible vessel (IIA) 5 (12.5) 3 (7.5)
Sentinel clot (IIB) 12 (30) 15 (37.5)
Hematin covered flat spot (IIC) 5 (12.5) 7 (17.5)