Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 21(3); 2000 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000;21(3): 741-745.
내시경 결찰술을 이용하여 치료한 위 동정맥 기형 1 예 ( A Case of Endoscopic Band Ligation Therapy in Gastric Arteriovenous Malformation )
박석규(Suk Gyu Park),최호순(Ho Soon Choi),조윤주(Yoon Joo Jo),손영우(Young Woo Son),윤경택(Gyung Taek Yoon),한동수(Dong Soo Han),손주현(Joo Hyun Son),전용철(Yong Chul Jeon),이오영(Oh Young Lee),윤병철(Byung Chul Yoon),함준수(Joon Soo Ham),이민호(Min Ho Lee),이동후(Dong Hoo Lee),기춘석(Choon Suk Kee),박경남(Gyung Nam Park)
Although various endoscopic treatments, such as laser photocoagulation, electrocoagulation, heater probe, injection have been used for treatment of arteriovenous malformation (AVM), associated complications also have been reported. In order to avoid the complications, elastic band ligation has recently been used as an alternative method for endoscopic treatment of gastric AVM. A 58-year-old man was admitted due to hematemesis and melena. A gastroscopy revealed AVM with vessel exposure and active bleeding at the greater curvature of fundus, and we performed arteriography for emergency embolization, but, we do not find the bleeding vessel. Endoscopic band ligation therapy was performed as an alternative method for control of bleeding. 2 months later, follow-up endoscopy showed disappearance of AVM and no evidence of hemorrhage.
Key Words: Arteriovenous malformation ( AVM ) , Endoscopic band ligation
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