TITLE

Postpolypectomy Bleeding

AUTHOR(S)
Baillie, John
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2007, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p1151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article relates the author's experiences of diagnosing and treating patients who endured postpolypectomy bleeding (PPB) following endoscopic surgery. The author admitted that in everyday endoscopy practice, PBB is normal, thus, making the diagnosis more difficult. However, based on experience, he reminds his patients that a 0.5- 1% risk of bleeding within 30 days after endoscopy is a sufficient symptom for patients to repeat endoscopy, hospitalization, blood transfusion, or surgery.
ACCESSION #
25137380

 

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