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Thoracoscopic removal of impacted denture: Report of a case with review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21120071     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Impacted foreign bodies in the oesophagus are common. Because of their large size, rigidity and pointed edges, dentures get frequently impacted in the oesophagus and are difficult for endoscopic retrieval. Traditional thoracotomy for retrieval of impacted foreign bodies in the thoracic oesophagus is associated with significant morbidity. We present a case of impacted denture in the mid-oesophagus successfully removed using minimal access thoracoscopic procedure.
Authors:
Abhay N Dalvi; Vinay K Thapar; Sachin Jagtap; Devyani J Barve; Dattaraj P Savarkar; Mahadev N Garle; Akash P Shukla
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of minimal access surgery     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1998-3921     ISO Abbreviation:  J Minim Access Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-01     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101228183     Medline TA:  J Minim Access Surg     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-21     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Seth G S Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
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