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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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OSPINA NIETO, John; VILLAMIZAR SUAREZ, John  and  RODRIGUEZ GONZALEZ, Ángela Paola. Utility of fibrin glue in therapeutic endoscopy. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2009, vol.24, n.3, pp.307-313. ISSN 0120-9957.

The fibrin glues are surgical hemostatic and adhesive agents, derived principally from products of human plasma. that have been used for more than 20 years and have been associated a variety of applications that seek to reduce the incident of surgical, such complications as the hemorrhage and leak, in spite of going more of 20 years one does not find in the literature an important quantity of works brings over of his utility in the endoscopes procedures. In the present work present four clinical cases where the endoscopic use of this agent improve the evolution and change the therapeutic conduct of the patient, of equal form one presents a brief review of the literature brings over of these products and his endoscopic employment .

Keywords : Fibrin glue; digestive endoscopy; digestive haemorrhage.

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