Endoscopic hemostasis of bleeding of the upper gastrointestinal tract by local injection of ninety-eight per cent dehydrated ethanol.

@article{Sugawa1986EndoscopicHO,
  title={Endoscopic hemostasis of bleeding of the upper gastrointestinal tract by local injection of ninety-eight per cent dehydrated ethanol.},
  author={Choichi Sugawa and Yoshiyuki Fujita and Tsuneko Ikeda and Andries P. J. van der Walt},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  year={1986},
  volume={162 2},
  pages={159-63}
}
Endoscopic dehydrated ethanol injection was attempted in 48 patients with substantial bleeding of the upper gastrointestinal tract; most of the patients had associated serious medical conditions. The causes of bleeding were: gastric ulcer in 17; duodenal ulcer in 11; gastric or duodenal vascular ectasias, or both, in five; Mallory-Weiss tear in three; acute gastric mucosal lesion in six; esophageal ulcer in two; marginal ulcer in two; gastric leiomyoma in one, and carcinoma of the stomach in… CONTINUE READING
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