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Diagnosis and management of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline.
This Guideline is an official statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE). It addresses the diagnosis and management of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhageExpand
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Predictive Factors of Mortality From Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: A Multicenter Study
OBJECTIVES:From an Italian Registry of patients with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH), we assessed the clinical outcomes and explored the roles of clinical, endoscopic, and therapeuticExpand
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Predicting Mortality in Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeders: Validation of the Italian PNED Score and Prospective Comparison With the Rockall Score
OBJECTIVES:We sought (i) to validate a new prediction rule of mortality (Progetto Nazionale Emorragia Digestiva (PNED) score) on an independent population with non-variceal upper gastrointestinalExpand
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Dual Therapy Versus Monotherapy in the Endoscopic Treatment of High-Risk Bleeding Ulcers: A Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials
BACKGROUND:There is no definite recommendation on the use of dual endoscopic therapy in patients with severe peptic ulcer bleeding. A systematic review and meta-analysis were performed to determineExpand
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Capsule endoscopy versus enteroclysis in the detection of small-bowel involvement in Crohn's disease: a prospective trial.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The aim of this study was to prospectively compare the diagnostic yield of wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) and enteroclysis in evaluating the extent of small-bowel involvement inExpand
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Prospective comparison of argon plasma coagulator and heater probe in the endoscopic treatment of major peptic ulcer bleeding.
BACKGROUND Argon plasma coagulator was prospectively compared with heater probe in patients with bleeding peptic ulcers. METHODS Forty-one patients with major stigmata of ulcer hemorrhage wereExpand
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Endoscopic mechanical lithotripsy of difficult common bile duct stones
Background Mechanical lithotripsy for the management of difficult common bile duct stones has sometimes yielded conflicting results.
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Meta‐analysis: capsule enteroscopy vs. conventional modalities in diagnosis of small bowel diseases
Background : Prospective trials support the role of capsule enteroscopy as an improvement in diagnosing mucosal lesions in the small bowel.
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Endoclips versus heater probe in preventing early recurrent bleeding from peptic ulcer: a prospective and randomized trial.
BACKGROUND Endoscopic application of hemoclips (HC) was prospectively compared with heat probe (HP) treatment in patients with bleeding ulcers. METHODS One hundred thirteen patients with majorExpand
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External anal sphincter defects: correlation between pre-operative anal endosonography and intraoperative findings.
In order to correlate operative findings with external anal sphincter (EAS) defects identified on anal endosonography (AES), 30 faecally incontinent patients undergoing overlapping sphincteroplastyExpand
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