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Use of autologous fibrin glue for endoscopic treatment of esophageal lesions.

Authors
  • Lucas, Matthias
  • Seeber, Petra
Type
Published Article
Journal
Endoscopy International Open
Publisher
Georg Thieme Verlag KG
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2015
Volume
3
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1392107
PMID: 26528493
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Esophageal leaks are a potentially life-threatening condition. One treatment option is injection therapy with commercially available fibrin glue. We describe herein a method to close esophageal leaks by injecting autologous fibrin glue prepared exclusively with the patient's own blood.

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