Colonic perforation is the most severe complication of lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. Recently successful closure with endoscopic clips has been reported. However large (>10 mm) perforations and perforations occurring during diagnostic colonoscopy are considered a contraindication to endoscopic closure.

Our experience with endoscopic repair of large colonoscopic perforations and review of the literature / A., Trecca; Gaj, Fabio; G., Gagliardi; K., Fu; T., Fujii. - In: TECHNIQUES IN COLOPROCTOLOGY. - ISSN 1123-6337. - ELETTRONICO. - 12(2008), pp. 315-322. [10.1007/s10151-008-0442-6]

Our experience with endoscopic repair of large colonoscopic perforations and review of the literature

GAJ, Fabio;
2008

Abstract

Colonic perforation is the most severe complication of lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. Recently successful closure with endoscopic clips has been reported. However large (>10 mm) perforations and perforations occurring during diagnostic colonoscopy are considered a contraindication to endoscopic closure.
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