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Table 2 Comparison of the responses of angiodysplasia and GAVE to treatment with endoscopic argon plasma coagulation

From: Comparison of argon plasma coagulation in management of upper gastrointestinal angiodysplasia and gastric antral vascular ectasia hemorrhage

  Angiodysplasia
N = 27
GAVE
N = 19
P value
Treatment sessions, mean ± SD* 1.1 ± 0.1 2.4 ± 1.4 <0.001
Recurrent bleeding, n (%) 2 (7.4) 15 (78.9) <0.001
Complete hemostasis and hospital discharge, n (%) 27 (100%) 15 (78.9) 0.024
Mortality related to bleeding, n (%) 0 (0) 3 (15.8) 0.064
  1. * SD: 1 standard deviation