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Electrosurgical advances in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  998589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Because of rapid technological advances in endoscopic instrumentation, electrosurgical polypectomy and electrocoagulation has become a reality in the upper gastrointestinal tract. Twenty gastric polyps and three duodenal polyps have been removed. Six additional hyperplastic gastric polyps were electrodesiccated. Nine gastric ulcers, four duodenal ulcers, one hemorrhagic gastritis, one gastric varix and three Mallory-Weiss tears were successfully electrocoagulated. One duodenal ulcer and one Mallory-Weiss tear was unsuccessfully electrocoagulated. No morbidity nor mortality occurred as a result of electrosurgical polypectomy or electrocoagulation.
J P Papp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1976 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-01-25     Completed Date:  1977-01-25     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Duodenal Neoplasms / surgery
Fiber Optic Technology
Intestinal Diseases / diagnosis
Intestinal Polyps / surgery
Polyps / surgery
Stomach Neoplasms / surgery

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