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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 7, 2019; 25(21): 2549-2564
Published online Jun 7, 2019. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v25.i21.2549
Figure 5
Figure 5 Practical guide for treatment of gastrointestinal angiodysplasias based on their localization, clinical manifestations and endoscopic type lesion. Small bowel angiodysplasias are separately considered due to their difficult accessibility. 1Hemostatic treatment; 2Prophylactic treatment; 3Consider adequate surgical risk patients with focalized lesions; 4Type 1 (actively bleeding) and Type 2 (with bleeding stigmata); 5Type 3 (bright red spots); 6Alternate use of procedures.