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Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú

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GUZMAN, Edson; ESPINOZA, Miguel  and  MONGE, Eduardo. Vascular lesions of the uper gastrointestinal tract in the national Hospital Daniel A. Carrion (2007-2008). Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2008, vol.28, n.4, pp.362-365. ISSN 1022-5129.

To display the experience of vascular lesions in the upper digestive tract in 2007-2008 at Daniel Alcides Carrión Hospital. Methodology: Transverse study. All endoscopies performed in the indicated period were reviewed. Vascular lesions found were record. The OMED classification for vascular lesions was used in this research. Results: 1.979 examinations were reviewed. 26 vascular injuries were found (prevalence = 13.13/1000 endoscopies). The most frequent location was in stomach (65.4%). The most common type of injury was vascular angiectasia(57.7%). Conclusion: Vascular lesions in the upper digestive tract were rare; these lesions were more common in the stomach. Vascular angiectasias were the most frequently reported.

Keywords : Váscular lesions; váscular angiectasia; Flebectasias Dieulafoy.

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