Location in the ascending colon is a predictor of refractory colonic diverticular hemorrhage after endoscopic clipping.

@article{Ishii2012LocationIT,
  title={Location in the ascending colon is a predictor of refractory colonic diverticular hemorrhage after endoscopic clipping.},
  author={Naoki Ishii and Nobuto Hirata and Fumio Omata and Toshiyuki Itoh and Masayo Uemura and Michitaka Matsuda and Shoko Suzuki and Yusuke Iizuka and Katsuyuki Fukuda and Yoshiyuki Fujita},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 6},
  pages={
          1175-81
        }
}
BACKGROUND Predictors of refractory colonic diverticular hemorrhage after endoscopic clipping (EC) remain unclear. OBJECTIVE To elucidate the predictors of uncontrolled bleeding after EC. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Two tertiary referral centers. PATIENTS Eighty-nine patients with colonic diverticular hemorrhage who underwent EC as a first-line treatment were included. INTERVENTIONS If bleeding remained uncontrolled after 1 or 2 EC sessions, other interventions (transcatheter… CONTINUE READING
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