Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Hemorrhage and hemostasis Classification of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage,
see table Forrest stages
Prepyloric Forrest IIa- hemorrhage Clipping
Prrepyloric Forrest IIa hemorrhage Clipping of the visible vessel
This prepyloric, oval ulcer with a visible vessel at the ulcer base shows no signs of an acute, active hemorrhage. Clipping of the vessel is performed for the danger of recurrent bleeding.
After 6 weeks
Condition after 6 weeks The ulcer has healed, the metal clip is left at the site of the formerly visible vessel.