Archive for the 'Colonic perforation' Category

18 Aug

Endoscopic repair of a colonic perforation following polypectomy using an endoclip: DISCUSSION

Recent advances in endoscopic accessory devices has led to the introduction of novel approaches to correct certain problems encountered in the gastrointestinal tract . Ease in delivery and application of the recently introduced endoclip procedure is gaining popularity for the control of major gastrointestinal bleeding. The first report described the application of five clips to […]

17 Aug

Endoscopic repair of a colonic perforation following polypectomy using an endoclip: CASE PRESENTATION (Part 2)

X-ray (Figure 2) and computed tomography scan (Figure 3) performed within the next 3 h showed no leak. The patient was placed on intravenous hydration and cefoxitin for 24 h, followed by oral fluids and oral clavulin. She was transferred back to her referring hospital for ongoing medical care two days postoperatively, and continued on […]

16 Aug

Endoscopic repair of a colonic perforation following polypectomy using an endoclip: CASE PRESENTATION (Part 1)

Polypectomy was carried out, but unfortunately the patient experienced immediate pain. It became apparent that the patient had suffered a perforation of colon, with an obvious pneumoperitoneum and distension of her abdomen along with protrusion of her umbilical hernia. Endoscopically, one could see the peritoneal contents. The defect measured at least 5 to 6 mm. […]

15 Aug

Endoscopic repair of a colonic perforation following polypectomy using an endoclip

Polypectomy using snare cautery is the standard treatment for most colonic polyps. This procedure is safe and well tolerated, with few complications. When perforation happens immediately, treatment is usually surgical repair or resection . The endoscopic clipping device is gaining widespread popularity in its use due to its ease of application . Marking lesions and […]

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