Endoscopic haemostasis in non-variceal upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage using adrenaline injection

R. J. C. Steele, J. R. Logie, A. Munro, D. M. Nichols

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    Abstract

    Fifteen patients found to have active arterial bleeding from non-variceal lesions at upper gastrointestinal endoscopy were treated with local injection of 1/10,000 adrenaline. Permanent haemostasis was obtained in 13 patients, and two required emergency surgery for rebleeding. Adrenaline injection is an effective, simple method of endoscopic haemostasis.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)133-136
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    Volume34
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1989

    Keywords

    • Adult
    • Aged
    • Endoscopy
    • Epinephrine
    • Female
    • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
    • Hemostasis
    • Humans
    • Male
    • Middle Aged
    • Peptic Ulcer

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