Dieulafoy’s lesion of the upper GI tract

Post written by Yichen Wang, MD, MSc, from the Department of Internal Medicine, Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. We sought to determine the incidence, risk factors, and treatment outcomes of Dieulafoy’s lesion of the upper GI tract (UDL) hemorrhage among adult patients in the United States. Dieulafoy’s lesion is an aberrantly …

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Management of a Dieulafoy ulcer bleed with an over-the-scope clip

Post written by Malay Sharma, MD, DM, from the Jaswant Rai Speciality Hospital. This video shows the EUS features of Dieulafoy ulcer and its possible role in diagnosis of obscure overt GI bleeding. The OTSC can play an important role in the treatment of Dieulafoy ulcer. A 50-year-old man presented with massive hematemesis. Upper-Gastrointestinal (GI) …

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