Impact of endoscopy in the management of duodenal diverticular bleeding: experience of a single medical center and a review of recent literature.

@article{Chen2007ImpactOE,
  title={Impact of endoscopy in the management of duodenal diverticular bleeding: experience of a single medical center and a review of recent literature.},
  author={Y Chen and H H Yen and M S Soon},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={831-5}
}
BACKGROUND Duodenal diverticulum (DD) is a rare cause of upper-GI bleeding. The diagnosis and treatment of DD bleeding (DDB) is challenging. Surgical management was the mainstay of therapy before the 1990s. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical feature, diagnosis, and management of cases of DDB at our institution and the literature after the first description of endoscopic therapy of this disease. DESIGN Retrospective single-center clinical review. SETTING Primary- and tertiary-care centers… CONTINUE READING

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