Gastroscope guidewire volvulus tube decompression

  • S. PanteleimonitisEmail author
  • G. Nash
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This study received no funding.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. This type of study does not require formal ethical approval.

Informed consent

All patients having this procedure sign an informed consent form before having the procedure. No patient data or characteristics were used for this study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Poole Hospital NHS TrustPooleUK
  2. 2.School of Health Sciences and Social WorkUniversity of PortsmouthPortsmouthUK

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