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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Blood Flow Monitoring to Prevent Post-Polypectomy Induced Ulcer Bleeding.
Principal Investigator:

Dennis Jensen

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $180,860
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Severe delayed post-polypectomy induced ulcer (PPIU) bleeding is a common problem with increased numbers of colonoscopies being performed and with more patients taking anti-coagulants or anti-platelet drugs. Current medical guidelines are not effective for prevention of delayed bleeding nor is empiric closure of PPIU's with clips because the underlying artery is still patent in the ulcer base as shown by our recent Doppler endoscopic probe (DEP) s...

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