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World J Gastrointest Endosc. May 16, 2022; 14(5): 351-353
Published online May 16, 2022. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v14.i5.351
Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding: A stitch on time saves nine
Nishkarsh Gupta, Anju Gupta
Nishkarsh Gupta, Department of Onco-Anesthesia and Palliative Medicine, BRAIRCH, AIIMS, New Delhi 110029, India
Anju Gupta, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, AIIMS, New Delhi 110029, Delhi, India
Author contributions: Gupta N devised the concept, collected the data, revised the manuscript, and approved final version; and Gupta A collected the data, wrote the first draft, and approved the final version.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest to disclose.
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Corresponding author: Anju Gupta, MBBS, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, Delhi, India. dranjugupta2009@rediffmail.com
Received: December 26, 2021
Peer-review started: December 26, 2021
First decision: February 15, 2022
Revised: April 22, 2022
Accepted: April 22, 2022
Article in press: April 22, 2022
Published online: May 16, 2022
Core Tip

Core Tip: Esophageal bronchial artery fistula is a rare serious cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and needs to be managed appropriately. If unrecognized, it can be catastrophic. We discuss the management options for upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to these fistulas as a response to a previously published article.