Embolotherapy in massive post sphincterotomy bleed

Bishav Mohan, Sandeep Singh Sidhu, Omesh Goyal, Prerna Goyal, G S Wander
2010 Journal of Association of Physicians of India  
A 38-year-old female with obstructive jaundice underwent therapeutic ERCP. Minor self limiting bleed was observed from the ampulla during the procedure. Later she had massive bleed for which endoscopic therapy was not possible due to obscured vision of the ampulla. So immediate angiographic embolisation of the bleeding vessel using the available coronary hardware was performed and bleed was controlled. Embolotherapy is an attractive and safe therapeutic option for control of massive
more » ... massive post-sphincterotomy bleed.
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