According to the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, which endoscopic procedures require changes to perioperative anticoagulation management?

Updated: May 08, 2018
  • Author: Brian J Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP, CNSC; Chief Editor: William A Schwer, MD  more...
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High bleeding-risk endoscopic procedures are as follows:

  • Polypectomy

  • Laser ablation and coagulation

  • Endoscopic sphincterotomy

  • Pneumatic or bougie dilation

  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement

  • Treatment of varices


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