A standardised protocol for the acute management of corrosive ingestion in children

@article{Baskn2004ASP,
  title={A standardised protocol for the acute management of corrosive ingestion in children},
  author={Didem Baskın and Nafiye Urgancı and Latif Abbasoğlu and Canan Alkım and Mehmet Rıdvan Yalçın and Çetin Ali Karadağ and Nihat Sever},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={824-828}
}
Oesophageal strictures developing after caustic ingestion in children are a serious problem, and several protocols to prevent stricture formation have been proposed. A prospective clinical trial was conducted for preventing strictures in caustic oesophageal burns in a single clinic, and the results are presented. All children with caustic ingestion who had oesophagoscopy for diagnosing the severity of the burn were included in the study. Eighty-one children were included in the series, with… CONTINUE READING