Novel treatment of a gastric Dieulafoy lesion with an over-the-scope clip.

  title={Novel treatment of a gastric Dieulafoy lesion with an over-the-scope clip.},
  author={Victoria G{\'o}mez and Kondal Rao Kyanam Kabir Baig and Frank J. Lukens and Timothy A. Woodward},
  volume={45 Suppl 2 UCTN},
A 74-year-old man presented with recurrent obscure, overt, life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeding. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) showed blood in the fundus and a nonbleeding Dieulafoy lesion at the lesser curvature of the stomach (●" Fig.1). Due to the tangential position and large size of the lesion, thermal therapy or through-the-scope clipping were not carried out and an over-thescope clip (Ovesco, Tübingen, Germany) was successfully deployed across the lesion (●" Fig.2). A Dieulafoy… CONTINUE READING


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