Editor’s Choice: Effect of scheduled second-look endoscopy on peptic ulcer bleeding

Associate Editor, Dr. John Saltzman, MD, FASGE, highlights this article from the February issue “Effect of scheduled second-look endoscopy on peptic ulcer bleeding: a prospective randomized multicenter trial” by Soo Jung Park, MD, PhD, et al.  Rebleeding remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality among patients undergoing endoscopic therapy for upper GI bleeding. Second-look …

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OTSC treatment of refractory peptic ulcer bleeding

James Y. W. Lau, MD, from the Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong presents this VideoGIE case, “Over-the-scope clip treatment of refractory peptic ulcer bleeding.” This video describes the use of an over-the-scope clip (OTSC) in treating the chronic peptic ulcerations with refractory bleeding that fail angiographic embolization and endoscopic …

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