Iatric Submucosal Hemorrhage

Frank, Michael; Brandt, Lawrence J.; Boley, Scott J.; Mitsudo, Sumi M.
March 1981
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1981, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p209
Academic Journal
Intraoperative fiberoptic endoscopy has been recommended to identify the site of gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients whose preoperative endoscopic and/or roentgenologic studies have been unrevealing but who require surgical intervention to control the bleeding. We report an undescribed complication of intraoperative endoscopy in such a patient.


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