Combined Endoscopic and Surgical Treatment of Severe Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with Heart Assist Device under Therapeutic Anticoagulation

Combined Endoscopic and Surgical Treatment of Severe Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with Heart Assist Device under Therapeutic Anticoagulation.

Wedi E, Bounnah M, Memeo R, Jung C

Abstract

Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is a common complication after heart assist device placement.