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.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh|
|Publication status||Published - 1989|
- Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
- Middle Aged
- Peptic Ulcer
Steele, R. J. C., Logie, J. R., Munro, A., & Nichols, D. M. (1989). Endoscopic haemostasis in non-variceal upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage using adrenaline injection. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 34(3), 133-136.