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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 1931
Country/Territory Croatia
2013-01-15 09:39
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Case Report
Article Title Mini-loop ligation of a bleeding duodenal Dieulafoy's lesion
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Marija Gomerčić Palčić and Neven Ljubičić
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Corresponding author Marija Gomerčić Palčić, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical and Dental Faculty, “Sestre Milosrdnice” University Hospital Center, University of Zagreb, Vinogradska 29, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia. marijagomercic@yahoo.com
Key Words Dieulafoy’s lesion; Duodenum; Endoscopy; Mini-loop; Hemostasis
Core Tip This is a case of 61-year-old woman who presented with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage caused by duodenal Dieulafoy’s lesion that presented with blood oozing from the normal mucosa on upper endoscopy. Complete hemostasis was achieved using a mini-loop ligation without a mucosal lesion, such as ulceration, on two month follow-up endoscopy. Thus, mini-loop ligation is an effective, easy to use and safe method for the treatment of Dieulafoy’s lesion. However, case reports with longer follow-up are needed for a definitive statement because of the substantial risk of re-bleeding from a residual aberrant artery.
Publish Date 2013-06-14 23:10
Citation Gomerčić Palčić M, Ljubičić N. Mini-loop ligation of a bleeding duodenal Dieulafoy's lesion. World J Gastroenterol 2013; 19(22): 3505-3507
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v19/i22/3505.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v19.i22.3505
Full Article (PDF) WJG-19-3505.pdf
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