Another novel use of endoscopic clipping: To anchor an esophageal endoprosthesis

P. V.J. Sriram, G. Das, G. V. Rao, D. N. Reddy

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Abstract

Endoscopic Hemoclips were developed as a method of securing permanent hemostasis in cases of nonvariceal gastrointestinal bleeding. However, Hemoclips have also been found useful in several other situations, such as closure of small perforations, as marking devices, and for anchoring feeding tubes. We describe here a further novel use of Hemoclips - to anchor an esophageal endoprosthesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)724-726
Number of pages3
JournalEndoscopy
Volume33
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 20 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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