Endoscopic removal of foreign bodies from the upper gastrointestinal tract: 5-year experience

@inproceedings{Emara2014EndoscopicRO,
  title={Endoscopic removal of foreign bodies from the upper gastrointestinal tract: 5-year experience},
  author={Mohamed H Emara and Ehab M Darwiesh and Mohamed M Refaey and Sherif Galal},
  booktitle={Clinical and experimental gastroenterology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Foreign bodies (FBs) in the upper gastrointestinal tract are produced chiefly by accidental swallowing but rarely produce symptoms. Removal of FBs is not an infrequent challenge for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. The aim of this study is to elicit our experience in a 5-year period in dealing with FBs in the upper gastrointestinal tract using upper endoscopy. METHODS This retrospective study was conducted at Zagazig University Hospitals, Egypt, over a 5-year period. We reviewed… CONTINUE READING

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