Supplementary Angiographic Embolization for Peptic Ulcer Bleeding

2014-07-23 21:09:03 | BioPortfolio


Peptic ulcer bleeding is a common disorder. Despite optimal endoscopic and medical treatment, there is a high risk of rebleeding and high mortality. In this study the investigators examine whether combined endoscopic haemostasis and angiographic embolization resolves in a better outcome than the traditional use of endoscopic haemostasis alone. The study is a randomised controlled trail.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage


Angiographic embolization, Therapeutic endoscopy


Odense University Hospital




Odense University Hospital

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:03-0400

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