New Endoscopic Technologies and Procedural Advances for Endoscopic Hemostasis.

@article{Weilert2016NewET,
  title={New Endoscopic Technologies and Procedural Advances for Endoscopic Hemostasis.},
  author={Frank Weilert and Kenneth Frank Binmoeller},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={
          1234-44
        }
}
Endoscopic interventions are first-line therapy for upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Injection therapy in combination with a second endoscopic modality has reduced re-bleeding, need for surgery and mortality in non-variceal bleeding. For variceal bleeding endoscopic banding or cyanoacrylate injection techniques are recommended interventions. However, despite ease of application and general acceptance of these techniques, there is an ongoing re-bleeding rate associated with significant… CONTINUE READING