Step-by-step use of hemostatic powder

Post written by Andrew C. Storm, MD, from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Our video is meant to be used as a teaching tool, demonstrating the step-by-step use of hemostatic powder for GI hemorrhage. More specifically, malignancy-associated bleeding, as shown in this case, is difficult to manage endoscopically, and …

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Hemostatic power in malignant GI bleeding

Post written by Rapat Pittayanon, MD, MSc, and Alan Barkun, MD, MSc, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital of the Thai Red Cross, Bangkok, Thailand, and the Division of Gastroenterology, McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada. This study was focusing on prognostic …

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Active bleeding caused by portal hypertensive gastropathy

Mostafa Ibrahim, MD form the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology, and Digestive Oncology at Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, in Brussels, Belgium presents this video case "Active bleeding caused by portal hypertensive gastropathy." Portal hypertensive gastropathy is a serious adverse event of portal hypertension. It is difficult to treat due to the diffuse nature of …

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New method reported using hemostatic powder to treat acute variceal bleeding

Mostafa Ibrahim, MD, from the Theodor Bilharz Research Institute in Cairo, Egypt, discusses his New Methods article titled "Endoscopic treatment of acute variceal hemorrhage by using hemostatic powder TC-325: a prospective pilot study" from the November issue. Emergency endoscopic treatment for acute variceal bleeding (AVB) sometimes cannot be offered in every center because of the …

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Hemostatic powder used as a rescue therapy

Antonino Granata, MD, from the Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and High Specialization Therapies- University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Palermo, Italy, discusses his recently published video from the VideoGIE section of the September issue. In this video titled "Hemostatic powder as rescue therapy in a patient with H1N1 influenza with uncontrolled colon bleeding," a 51-year-old …

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