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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Aug 16, 2019; 11(8): 443-453
Published online Aug 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i8.443
Potential role of new technological innovations in nonvariceal hemorrhage
David Friedel
David Friedel, Department of Gastroenterology, New York University Winthrop Hospital, Mineola, NY 11501, United States
Author contributions: Friedel D contributed to the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: David Friedel, AGAF, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, New York University Winthrop Hospital, 222 Station Plaza North, Suite 428, Mineola, NY 11501, United States. dfriedel@winthrop.org
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Received: May 12, 2019
Peer-review started: May 14, 2019
First decision: June 3, 2019
Revised: June 16, 2019
Accepted: July 20, 2019
Article in press: July 3, 2019
Published online: August 16, 2019
Core Tip

Core tip: New devices are available for hemostasis of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage that may supplement or supplant traditional modalities. These devices however have a varying track record in hemostasis with different learning curves, costs and detriments.