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High-dose Barium Impaction Therapy for the Recurrence of Colonic Diverticular Bleeding

A Randomized Controlled Trial

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doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001661
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In the February 2015 (261.2) issue of Annals of Surgery in the article by Nagata et al., “High-dose Barium Impaction Therapy for the Recurrence of Colonic Diverticular Bleeding: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” the sentence of exclusion criteria in the Method section should read, “Spontaneous cessation of bleeding was not achieved within 4 days of hospitalization.” Also, the Figure 3 legend should read, “Probability of rebleeding was significantly higher in the conservative group than in the barium group (P = 0.04). The corrections are not felt to affect the results.

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Nagata N, Niikura R, Shimbo T, et al.. High-dose barium impaction therapy for the recurrence of colonic diverticular bleeding: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg. 2015;261:269–275.
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