Recent Update of Embolization of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding

Abstract

Nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal (UGI) bleeding is a frequent complication with significant morbidity and mortality. Although endoscopic hemostasis remains the initial treatment modality, severe bleeding despite endoscopic management occurs in 5-10% of patients, necessitating surgery or interventional embolotherapy. Endovascular embolotherapy is now… (More)
DOI: 10.3348/kjr.2012.13.S1.S31

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