[Endoscopic bipolar electrocoagulation in gastroduodenal hemorrhage].

@article{Brahe1991EndoscopicBE,
  title={[Endoscopic bipolar electrocoagulation in gastroduodenal hemorrhage].},
  author={N E Brahe and Henning Boje Andersen and Flemming Burcharth},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={1991},
  volume={153 46},
  pages={3237-9}
}
During a one year period (1988-1989), 40 consecutive patients were submitted to emergency gastroduodenoscopy because of severe gastroduodenal bleeding. Indications for emergency endoscopy were red or black haematemesis with melaena or melaena with signs of haemodynamic instability. Twenty-nine of the patients fulfilled the criteria for emergency surgery… CONTINUE READING