Bleeding peptic ulcer: pathogenesis and endoscopic therapy.


The presence of stigmata of hemorrhage in a peptic ulcer indicate an increased risk of rebleeding and the need for endoscopic intervention. Clinical trials indicate that laser photocoagulation, multipolar and heater probe coagulation, and injection therapy are all effective in decreasing bleeding from peptic ulcer disease. The modality used for the… (More)


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@article{Zuccaro1993BleedingPU, title={Bleeding peptic ulcer: pathogenesis and endoscopic therapy.}, author={Gregory Zuccaro}, journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America}, year={1993}, volume={22 4}, pages={737-50} }