Use of hemostatic powder (Hemospray) in the management of refractory gastric variceal hemorrhage.

@article{Stanley2013UseOH,
  title={Use of hemostatic powder (Hemospray) in the management of refractory gastric variceal hemorrhage.},
  author={A J Stanley and Lauren A. Smith and Allan John Morris},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 Suppl 2 UCTN},
  pages={E86-7}
}
Hemospray (Cook Medical, Winston– Salem, North Carolina, USA) is a novel powder licensed for endoscopic treatment of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). It acts by forming a barrier over the bleeding site, increasing local concentration of clotting factors and activating the intrinsic clotting cascade [1]. Hemospray has been shown to be effective in peptic ulcer bleeding and other nonvariceal sources of UGIB [2–5]. We report its use in the management of gastric variceal bleeding… CONTINUE READING

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