Laser Treatment for Vascular Malformations of the Digestive Tract

  • J.M Brunetaud
  • V. Maunoury
  • D. Cochelard
  • A. Cortot
  • J. D. Paris
Part of the Developments in Gastroenterology book series (DIGA, volume 10)

Abstract

Vascular malformations (VM) of the gastrointestinal tract (GI) can be responsible for acute digestive hemorrhage or chronic anemia. The treatment was previously surgical but now is more conservative with endoscopic hemostasis (1). We report our 8.5 year experience with endoscopic laser treatment at the Lille Laser Center.

Keywords

Laser Treatment Vascular Malformation Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Aortic Valve Stenosis Endoscopic Hemostasis 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J.M Brunetaud
  • V. Maunoury
  • D. Cochelard
  • A. Cortot
  • J. D. Paris

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