Foiled by coils: upper GI bleeding from a rare delayed adverse event of transarterial embolization.

@article{Adebajo2017FoiledBC,
  title={Foiled by coils: upper GI bleeding from a rare delayed adverse event of transarterial embolization.},
  author={Corlan O Adebajo and Irving Waxman and Christopher G. Chapman and Carol E. Semrad},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2017},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={
          1295-1296
        }
}
A 99-year-old woman was admitted with presyncope and her second GI bleed. One year earlier, she had experienced a major upper-GI bleed from a large cratered duodenal bulb ulcer with a spurting vessel; attempts at endoscopic hemostasis had failed. Angiography revealed a subcentimeter pseudoanuerysm of her gastroduodenal artery (GDA) just caudal to the endoscopic clips. Her GDA was embolized proximal and distal to the pseudoanuerysm with coils extending to the proximal GDA. At her current… CONTINUE READING
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