What is it about?

Duodenal leaks can be closed with negative pressure therapy. Method is explained.

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Why is it important?

New treatment option to treat duodenal leaks without operation but with endoscopy.


Negative pressure therapy improves treatment of duodenal leaks.

Dr Gunnar Loske
Katholisches Marienkrankenhaus GmbH

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This page is a summary of: Intraluminal Vacuum Therapy - A New Endoscopic Approach in the Treatment of Duodenal Leakage, Endoskopie heute, December 2010, Thieme Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1262709.
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