Management of ingested foreign bodies in children: a clinical report of the NASPGHAN Endoscopy Committee.

  title={Management of ingested foreign bodies in children: a clinical report of the NASPGHAN Endoscopy Committee.},
  author={R. Kramer and D. Lerner and T. Lin and Michael Manfredi and Manoj H Shah and T. C. Stephen and T. Gibbons and H. Pall and Ben Sahn and Mark McOmber and George M. Zacur and J. Friedlander and A. Quiros and D. Fishman and P. Mamula},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={60 4},
  • R. Kramer, D. Lerner, +12 authors P. Mamula
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition
  • Foreign body ingestions in children are some of the most challenging clinical scenarios facing pediatric gastroenterologists. Determining the indications and timing for intervention requires assessment of patient size, type of object ingested, location, clinical symptoms, time since ingestion, and myriad other factors. Often the easiest and least anxiety-producing decision is the one to proceed to endoscopic removal, instead of observation alone. Because of variability in pediatric patient size… CONTINUE READING
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