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Acute esophageal food impaction treated by water-soluble contrast esophagography with maneuvers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8857816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report describes a case of acute esophageal food impaction in the lower esophagus treated by proper physical motions during esophagography using water-soluble contrast medium (WSCM). WSCM was used to avoid the complication from unexpected perforation during the examination. Relief of esophageal obstruction may be accomplished by asking the patient to jump up and down on the ground. Esophagography using WSCM combined with appropriate physical motions may be helpful in treating patients suffering from acute esophageal food impaction.
S F Ko; T Y Lee; S H Ng; K K Ng; C M Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0735-6757     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1996 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-11-13     Completed Date:  1996-11-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309942     Medline TA:  Am J Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  604-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Chang Gung Medical School and Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Contrast Media
Esophagus* / radiography
Foreign Bodies / therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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