Endoscopic clipping versus injection and thermo-coagulation in the treatment of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a meta-analysis.

@article{Sung2007EndoscopicCV,
  title={Endoscopic clipping versus injection and thermo-coagulation in the treatment of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Joseph J. Y. Sung and Kelvin K. F. Tsoi and Larry Hin Lai and Justin Che-Yuen Wu and James Y. W. Lau},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={1364-73}
}
BACKGROUND Hemoclips, injection therapy and thermocoagulation (heater probe or electrocoagulation) are the most commonly used types of endoscopic hemostasis for the control of non-variceal gastrointestinal bleeding. AIM To compare the efficacy of hemoclips versus injection or thermocoagulation in endoscopic hemostasis by pooling data from the literature. METHOD Publications in the English literature (MEDLINE, EMBASE and Cochrane Library) as well as abstracts in major international… CONTINUE READING

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