Gastro-intestinal bezoars: thirty-five years experience.

  title={Gastro-intestinal bezoars: thirty-five years experience.},
  author={Yeliz Emine Ersoy and Faruk Ayan and Yilmaz Ersan},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Belgica},
  volume={109 2},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Because of their rarity and late diagnosis, gastro-intestinal bezoars can be treated after the occurrence of some complications such as acute intestinal obstruction, strangulation, decubitus ulceration and bleeding. In this study, reasons for bezoar formation, measures to be taken and treatment modalities were investigated. PATIENTS AND METHODS The files of the patients who were found to have gastro-intestinal bezoars and who were treated at Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa… CONTINUE READING