A J Zagoren

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The administration of elemental diet through fine needle catheter jejunostomy is becoming a common alternative route for postoperative feedings. The current review describes a septic syndrome which has been attributed to contamination of these feedings. The authors discuss a number of patient reports, as well as the etiology of the septic-like syndrome.(More)
A routine x-ray examination showed a fishhook lodged in the esophagus of an asymptomatic 68-year-old man. Further examination revealed multiple foreign objects in his stomach. In all, 82 metallic objects were removed endoscopically. The authors believe that this is the largest accumulation of foreign objects to be removed by this procedure and that(More)