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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 972765, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/972765
Case Report

Combined Use of Clips and Nylon Snare (“Tulip-Bundle”) as a Rescue Endoscopic Bleeding Control in a Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Received 12 May 2014; Accepted 25 August 2014; Published 25 September 2014

Academic Editor: Christoph Elsing

Copyright © 2014 Hrvoje Ivekovic et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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