Hemostasis Achieved Endoscopically for Diverticular Bleeding from the Horizontal Portion of the Duodenum

@inproceedings{Matuso2015HemostasisAE,
  title={Hemostasis Achieved Endoscopically for Diverticular Bleeding from the Horizontal Portion of the Duodenum},
  author={Yasumasa Matuso and Hiroshi Yasuda and Midori Suzuki and Shinya Ishigooka and Shun-ichiro Ozawa and Masaki Yamashita and Hiroyuki Yamamoto and Fumio Itoh},
  booktitle={Clinical medicine insights. Gastroenterology},
  year={2015}
}
Diverticulum of the horizontal portion of the duodenum is a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. Since it is difficult to access the horizontal portion of the duodenum by standard upper GI endoscopy, only a very few cases of endoscopic hemostasis have been reported. Herein, we report a case of diverticular bleeding from the horizontal portion of the duodenum for which hemostasis was achieved using a small-caliber colonoscope, which has an insertion part designed with a passive… CONTINUE READING