Foreign bodies from the upper-aerodigestive tract of children in Puerto Rico.

@article{Diaz2000ForeignBF,
  title={Foreign bodies from the upper-aerodigestive tract of children in Puerto Rico.},
  author={George A Diaz and Luis Valledor and F J Seda},
  journal={Boletin de la Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico},
  year={2000},
  volume={92 9-12},
  pages={124-9}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the incidence management, and complications of foreign bodies in the upper aerodigestive tract of children in Puerto Rico. The records of children admitted to the University Pediatric Hospital of Puerto Rico were revised from January 1, 1989 to December 31, 1994. 51 children had foreign body in their airway and 107 children had foreign body in their digestive trac (a total of 158 patients) These records were examined for age, gender, previous… CONTINUE READING