Gastroscopy with argon plasma coagulation of the vascular malformations
Live endoscopy from the HSK Dr. Horst Schmidt Hospitals in Wiesbaden in collaboration with „Video Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy“.
Recording in the context of the Falk Symposium 185 „Interfaces and Controversies in Gastroenterology“ on October 3rd – 4th, 2012.
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Hendrik Manner, HSK Dr. Horst-Schmidt-Kliniken Wiesbaden, Germany
This is the case of a 77-year-old woman who had already undergone a gastroscopy because of severe iron deficiency anemia. The examination revealed signs of diffuse gastritis with vascular malformations. Her further prior medical history included a thrombosis of the portal vein that was diagnosed 8 years ago. She presented in the hospital for more comprehensive diagnostics and therapy.
Here, a gastroscopy with argon plasma coagulation of the vascular malformations is presented.
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