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GIB is a common complication of LVAD therapy accounting for frequent hospitalizations and high resource utilization.
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Name: Journal of cardiac failure
: Angiodysplastic (AD) lesion is the most common cause of recurrent gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding in inherited Von Willebrand disease (VWD) patients lacking high-molecular-weight multimers. Defect or...
Upper gastrointestinal bleeding is an urgent entity associated with a high mortality of about 10 %. Its urgent management includes medical interventions such as volume repletion, blood transfusions,...
TC-325, an endoscopic hemostatic powder, exhibits possible benefits in patients with malignant gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. The aim is to assess feasibility and determine estimates of efficacy of T...
Gastrointestinal bleeding is a common cause for presentation in the emergency room and hospitalization. The bleeding is usually categorized to upper or lower gastrointestinal bleeding. The purpose of ...
Delayed bleeding is among the adverse events associated with therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy. The aim of this study was to evaluate risk factors for delayed bleeding after gastrointestinal endo...
Acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH) is a common condition that leads to hospital admission, and has significant associated morbidity and mortality, especially in the elderly. Th...
Gastrointestinal vascular malformation (GIVM), which is an important cause of acute or chronic gastrointestinal bleeding, consequently is in dire of effective treatment. Our previous study...
The non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding is defined as gastrointestinal bleeding located proximal to the angle of Treitz, whose cause is not related to esophagogastric varices or g...
The angiodysplasias may be responsible for recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding and in some cases bleeding remaining inaccessible to endoscopic treatment. Several observational studies sugg...
This study evaluates the efficacy of the endoscopic hemostatic powder for the treatment of bleeding from malignant lesions of the upper GI tract. Half of participants will receive hemostat...
Control of bleeding performed through the channel of the endoscope. Techniques include use of lasers, heater probes, bipolar electrocoagulation, and local injection. Endoscopic hemostasis is commonly used to treat bleeding esophageal and gastrointestinal varices and ulcers.
Incision of Oddi's sphincter or Vater's ampulla performed by inserting a sphincterotome through an endoscope (DUODENOSCOPE) often following retrograde cholangiography (CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY, ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE). Endoscopic treatment by sphincterotomy is the preferred method of treatment for patients with retained or recurrent bile duct stones post-cholecystectomy, and for poor-surgical-risk patients that have the gallbladder still present.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the gastrointestinal tract.
Bleeding in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Acquired degenerative dilation or expansion (ectasia) of normal BLOOD VESSELS, often associated with aging. They are isolated, tortuous, thin-walled vessels and sources of bleeding. They occur most often in mucosal capillaries of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT leading to GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE and ANEMIA.