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  • M Mughal
  • Archives of emergency medicine
  • 1986
A case is reported of a 16-year-old girl who accidentally swallowed a toothbrush, which was safely extracted under local anaesthesia using a fibre-optic endoscope. The technique described is safe, and can be adapted for the extraction of a variety of foreign bodies from the oesophagus and the stomach. Guidelines are presented for the management of ingested(More)
Clinostomum complanatum is an important trematode in fishes, birds of the family Ardeidae, and humans. Until now, limited knowledge is available regarding its molecular epidemiology, ecology, and phylogenetic study. Knowledge of the full mitochondrial genome of C. complanatum will provide important information for the study of epidemiology, biology, and(More)
Topical negative pressure is widely used in the management of superficial wounds. The use of this technology in the management of oesophageal perforations is becoming increasingly common. This systematic review aims to capture available evidence about its use in this setting. Medline and Embase were searched using MeSH terms and free text: esophageal(More)
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