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Visible Vessel

Left: 26 year-old woman with hematemesis (vomiting blood). Endoscopy demonstrated a small ulcer with a prominent visible vessel. Right: The site after eradication of the vessel using the heater probe.

Left: 57 year-old woman who presented with hematemesis. Endoscopy demonstrated a prepyloric ulcer with a protruding visible vessel, with scant bleeding. Right: Two hemostataic clips have been applied to the vessel. There was no recurrence of bleeding.

Left: 49 year-old woman with hematemesis. Endoscopy revealed an ovoid ulcer in the gastric body with a flat visible vessel. Center: Close-up of the vessel. Right: 74 year-old man taking NSAIDs who presented with bleeding. Endoscopy revealed this antral ulcer with a protruding visible vessel; the pylorus is visible in the background.

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