TITLE

Role of endoscopy in the management of acute diverticular bleeding

AUTHOR(S)
Pilichos, Charalampos; Bobotis, Emmanouil; Shingo Tsuji
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
World Journal of Gastroenterology;4/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p1981
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Colonic diverticulosis is one of the most common causes of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Endoscopy is not only a useful diagnostic tool for localizing the bleeding site, but also a therapeutic modality for its management. To date, haemostatic methods have included adrenaline injection, mechanical clipping, thermal and electrical coagulation or combinations of them. The results of all published data are herein reviewed.
ACCESSION #
31783852

 

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