Endoscopic resection of a gigantic gastric polyp causing symptomatic iron-deficiency anemia

Post written by Vivek Kaul, MD, FASGE, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA. We have presented a case of endoscopic resection of a large gastric polyp/mass that was responsible for symptomatic, recurrent, transfusion-dependent iron deficiency anemia and gastrointestinal bleeding in our patient. This patient had …

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Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) safe and effective for the treatment of gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE)

Srinadh Komanduri, MD, from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois shares some take-home points from his article "Radiofrequency ablation for refractory gastric antral vascular ectasia" from the October issue. Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) is a cause of upper GI bleeding and chronic anemia. Although upper endoscopy with argon plasma …

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