Endoscopic management of GI perforations with a new over-the-scope clip device (with videos).

@article{Parodi2010EndoscopicMO,
  title={Endoscopic management of GI perforations with a new over-the-scope clip device (with videos).},
  author={Andrea Parodi and Alessandro Repici and Antonietta Pedroni and Sabrina Blanchi and M{\'a}ssimo Conio},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={881-6}
}
BACKGROUND Through-the-scope endoclips have been used to manage small perforations in the GI tract, but they have limitations. A new over-the-scope clip system, OTSC (Ovesco Endoscopy, Tuebingen, Germany), may be suitable for the closure of larger GI leaks. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical outcomes of patients with GI perforations of up to 20 mm, treated with OTSC. DESIGN Prospective, single-arm, pilot study. SETTING General hospitals referral centers for endotherapy. PATIENTS This… CONTINUE READING

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