|Hemorrhage and itīs treatment (grading of hemorrhage see Forrest scale)|
|This duodenal ulcer at the left edge of the figure, shows an oozing, active bleeding. According to the Forrest classification of gastrointestinal hemorrhage of the upper GI- tract, this bleeding is graded as Forrest Ib.||The visible vessel is treated by primary application of a hemoclip. At the 3 week follow- up (fig )the Clip is still in the original position. The ulcer shows a progressive healing.|
At 6 weeks the ulcer has healed
with only residual scarring. The hemoclip
is not to be found anymore and has probably
Move the mouseīs arrow onto the image to indicate the scar.