Basic mechanism of button battery ingestion injuries and novel mitigation strategies after diagnosis and removal

@article{Jatana2017BasicMO,
  title={Basic mechanism of button battery ingestion injuries and novel mitigation strategies after diagnosis and removal},
  author={Kris R. Jatana and Keith Rhoades and Scott M. Milkovich and Ian N Jacobs},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2017},
  volume={127}
}
Button battery (BB) injuries continue to be a significant source of morbidity and mortality, and there is a need to confirm the mechanism of injury for development of additional mitigation strategies. 

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