New haemostatic techniques: histoacryl injection, banding/endoloop ligation and haemoclipping.

New endoscopic modalities for the haemostasis of upper gastrointestinal bleeding include cyanoacrylate tissue glue injection for oesophageal and gastric varices, ligation using bands and loops for variceal and non-variceal bleeding, and clips for non-variceal bleeding. These new modalities aim to improve primary and secondary haemostasis rates and the… (More)