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Successful topical application of Ankaferd Blood Stopper in a patient with life-threatening fundal variceal bleeding despite cyanoacrilate injection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21868302     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Gastric variceal bleeding is a common problem in patients with cirrhosis and despite early endoscopic and/or pharmacological therapy, variceal bleeding cannot be controlled or recurs early in about 10 to 20% of patients with considerable morbidity and mortality rates. For this reason, effective control of active bleeding varices is of great importance for the prevention of late complications. Although endoscopic band ligation and sclerotherapy are the choice of endoscopic treatment modalities with various grades of success, limited data is available for the use of Ankaferd Blood Stopper (ABS) for the controlling of variceal bleeding due to gastric varices. We herein present a unique case of gastric variceal bleeding despite cyanoacrilate injection, which was successfully controlled with topical ABS application.
Authors:
Y Beyazit; M Akdogan; A Sayilir; S Torun; B Suvak; M Kurt
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics and research in hepatology and gastroenterology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2210-741X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101553659     Medline TA:  Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, 06100 Ankara, Turkey.
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