Intramural hematoma of the ascending colon leading to intraperitoneal hemorrhage: a possible post-polypectomy complication

 
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2012 (EN)
Intramural hematoma of the ascending colon leading to intraperitoneal hemorrhage: a possible post-polypectomy complication (EN)

Karmiris, Konstantinos
Tribonias, Georgios
Kontopodis, Nikolaos
Konstantinidis, Konstantinos
Voudoukis, Evangelos
Miliadis, Odysseas
Paspatis, Gregorios A.
Spiridakis, Konstantinos G
Georgiou, Georgios
Psilakis, Konstantinos

A 61-year-old male on anticoagulant therapy underwent an endoscopic multiple colonpolypectomy in our Department according to established procedures. Several days later hedeveloped an intramural colonic hematoma, which burst into the peritoneal cavity leading tofatal intra-peritoneal hemorrhage. Herein we present the case and discuss the causative roleof the anticoagulant therapy but also of the endoscopic procedure per se.Keywords colonoscopy, intramural colonic hematoma, intra-peritoneal hemorrhageAnn Gastroenterol 2012; 25 (2): 265-267 (EN)

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Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

2012-06-22


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

1792-7463
1108-7471
Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 25, No 3 (2012); 265 (EN)



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