Bezoars

Known as: Bezoar 
Concretions of swallowed hair, fruit or vegetable fibers, or similar substances found in the alimentary canal.
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS After the first gastroscopic removal of a bezoar by McKechne in 1972, different endoscopic methods have… (More)
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1996
Review
1996
Bezoars are usually encountered in patients with altered gastric anatomy or function. Symptomatic, large phytobezoars or… (More)
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1994
1994
Of 99 patients with 117 gastrointestinal bezoars, 69 had undergone previous surgery, the most common operation being bilateral… (More)
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1992
1992
We present a series of 56 patients with gastrointestinal bezoar following previous gastric surgery for gastroduodenal peptic… (More)
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1990
1990
We report our experience with 6 cases of upper tract fungal bezoars involving 9 renal units-3 bilateral aspergillomas and 3… (More)
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1989
1989
Bezoars are conglomerates of undigested material in the stomach, which appear as a late complication of gastric surgery and are… (More)
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1988
Review
1988
Bezoars, accumulations of foreign material in the stomach, have been known to occur in animals and man for centuries. The… (More)
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1986
1986
The word "bezoar" is derived from the Arabic "bazahr" or "badzehr", which means antidote or counter-poison; animal bezoars were… (More)
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1984
1984
Gastric bezoars may occur in the normal stomach as a result of ingestion of various objects which do not pass through the pylorus… (More)
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1978
1978
Six cases of gastric phytobezoars were seen on fiberoptic gastroscopy over a period of four years during which time 1,400… (More)
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