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Encounters with challenging bronchial foreign bodies: impromptu adaptation of technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10651419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a retrospective review of 2 cases of unusual foreign bodies and discuss methods needed for successful removal of the objects. The review stresses the need for preparation in managing difficult and unexpected situations. Specific instrumentation as well as surgical resourcefulness provided for successful removal of a carrot fragment in one instance and a plastic bead in the other. The need to individualize tracheobronchial foreign body extraction is stressed, as is the importance of keeping some of the "old-time" instruments in one's instrument cabinet.
Authors:
W S Gibson; D P Vrabec
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology     Volume:  109     ISSN:  0003-4894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.     Publication Date:  2000 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-02-16     Completed Date:  2000-02-16     Revised Date:  2006-05-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0407300     Medline TA:  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  86-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Penn State Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bronchi* / surgery
Bronchoscopes
Child, Preschool
Foreign Bodies / diagnosis,  surgery*
Humans
Infant
Male
Suction / instrumentation
Surgical Instruments*

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