gastroenterology
Interventional gastroenterology

Coroner calls for better training after angiodysplasia treatment death

A coroner has recommended updated training in argon plasma coagulation (APC) technique following the death of a Victorian man who sustained full thickness burns and colonic perforations due to prolonged application of APC in cauterising bleeding lesions. In January 2017, Kevin O’Keeffe was diagnosed with angiodysplasia in the caecum and ascending colon with actively bleeding ...

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