Complications related to endoscopic hemostasis techniques

J. G. Lee, D. A. Lieberman

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Abstract

Endoscopic therapy has had a significant impact on the management of bleeding peptic ulcers and varices. Therapy is effective at stopping immediate bleeding and has been shown to improve key patient outcomes. Ulcer therapy has few significant complications, whereas variceal therapy is fraught with serious complications, which are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-321
Number of pages17
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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