Spiral Enteroscopy, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Laserotherapy

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Case description

According to gastroenterologists, every interventions performed on the small intestine is been considered challenging. Lately, a new diagnostic and treatment methods have appeared like the endoscopic capsule, enteroscopy of the double balloon and finaly the spiral enteroscopy, allowing deep bowel penetration in order to its evaluation or to undertake standard therapy. The following material demonstrates a bleeding from upper GI tract patient, with a history of dark feaces and negative colonoscopy examination. The spiral enteroscopy of duodenum found an arteriovenous malformation, which was cauterized using laserotherapy.

tags: Spiral enteroscopy arteriovenous malformation AVM laserotherapy endoscopy

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