Management and long-term prognosis of Dieulafoy lesion.

  title={Management and long-term prognosis of Dieulafoy lesion.},
  author={Ian D. Norton and Bret T. Petersen and Darius Sorbi and Ron Balm and Glenn L. Alexander and Christopher John Gostout},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={50 6},
BACKGROUND The Dieulafoy lesion is an important cause of gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage. Optimal treatment and long-term outcome are unknown. This study aimed to characterize the presentation of the Dieulafoy lesion and to summarize the results and report the long-term outcome of endoscopic therapy. METHODS Data regarding diagnosis, treatment and outcomes were derived from our GI Bleed Team database, patient records and follow-up correspondence. RESULTS Ninety Dieulafoy lesions were… CONTINUE READING
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