Management of ingested foreign bodies: a retrospective review of 5240 patients.

@article{Lam2001ManagementOI,
  title={Management of ingested foreign bodies: a retrospective review of 5240 patients.},
  author={Henry Chuen Kwong Lam and J K S Woo and C A Van hasselt},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2001},
  volume={115 12},
  pages={954-7}
}
This review was carried out to assess the effectiveness of our protocol designed for the management of ingested foreign bodies. It was a retrospective review of 5240 patients with ingested foreign bodies admitted over a five-year period to the Ear Nose and Throat Unit. These patients were managed according to a standardized protocol which was adopted and modified from our previous study. Under his management protocol, the mean hospital stay was 1.6 days. Flexible oesophagoscopy under local… CONTINUE READING
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