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The buried bumper syndrome is a rare complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). Hereby the PEG bumper is overgrown by hypertrophic gastric mucosa and embedded into the gastric wall. This is probably a consequence of enforced tightening of the PEG tube causing an ulcer in the gastric mucosa. Endoscopically the bumper is not visible anymore.(More)
Gastrointestinal bleeding is a common medical emergency. Although endoscopic treatment is effective in controlling non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding, in cases of persistent bleeding radiological or surgical interventions are required. Application of cyanoacrylate for treatment of difficult-to-arrest non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding is(More)
Incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) is growing worldwide. Pathogenetic mechanisms responsible for its onset and progression need further clarification. Colorectal adenomatous polyps are precancerous lesions with malignant potential dependent on histological architecture and grade of nuclear dysplasia. One of the factors conditioning CRC development are(More)
INTRODUCTION Peptic ulcer remains the most frequent cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Treatment of bleeding with simultaneous combination of two endoscopic techniques has proved to be more efficient than monotherapy. None of the published comparative studies of various contact coagulation modalities have confirmed the superiority of one of these(More)
BACKGROUND The day-to-day variability in the number of reflux episodes and symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease is high; therefore, the assessment of reflux disease based on 24-h monitoring may be inaccurate. AIMS The aim of the study was to compare prolonged (48 h) and standard (24 h) pH-impedance monitoring (pH-MII). METHODS Fifty-four(More)
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