Esophageal food impaction: a homemade suction tube attached to esophagogastroduodenoscopy for food bolus removal.

Abstract

The most common esophageal foreign body in adults is impacted food bolus. Polypectomy snares, Dormia baskets, retrieval nets, rat-tooth forceps, alligator forceps or polyp graspers are usually used to remove it. Here, we report the case of a 78-year-old woman whose esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) showed a firm goose liver impacted tightly in the lower… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1726-4901(09)70006-1

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