The use of the cap and underwater technique as an aid in endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Post written by Fernando Lander Mota, MD, from the Department of Digestive Endoscopy, Hospital Sírio-Libanês, São Paulo, Brazil. Here we describe 4 cases where the use of cap and underwater technique was decisive in the management of gastrointestinal bleeding of different etiologies. The attachment of a simple transparent plastic cap allowed us to push aside …

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