Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Blood Flow Monitoring to Prevent Post-Polypectomy Induced Ulcer Bleeding.|
||West Los Angeles, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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