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

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

Georgiou, Georgios; Department of Pathology, Venizeleion General Hospital
Tribonias, Georgios; Department of Gastroenterology, Venizeleion General Hospital
Voudoukis, Evangelos; Department of Gastroenterology, Venizeleion General Hospital
Konstantinidis, Konstantinos; Department of Gastroenterology, Venizeleion General Hospital
Karmiris, Konstantinos; Department of Gastroenterology, Venizeleion General Hospital, Leoforos Knossou, 71409, P.O.BOX 44 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Psilakis, Konstantinos; Department of Abdominal Imaging, Venizeleion General Hospital
Miliadis, Odysseas; Department of Abdominal Surgery, Venizeleion General Hospital
Paspatis, Gregorios A.; Department of Gastroenterology, Venizeleion General Hospital
Kontopodis, Nikolaos; Department of Abdominal Surgery, Venizeleion General Hospital
Spiridakis, Konstantinos G; Department of Abdominal Surgery, Venizeleion General Hospital

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)

Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Gastroenterologiki Company (EN)

2012-06-26


Annals of Gastroenterology (EN)

Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 25, No 3 (2012); 265 (EN)



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