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Use of gas-forming agents in esophageal food impactions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2837929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Twenty-six patients were treated with a gas-forming mixture of tartaric acid and sodium bicarbonate to relieve esophageal food impactions. A success rate of 65% was achieved, with one patient suffering a mucosal tear of the esophagus. Recommendations are made to limit the use of such gas-forming agents to impactions less than six hours old and in patients without chest pain.
Authors:
T E Zimmers; S B Chan; P L Kouchoukos; H Mirande; Y Noy; B VanLeuven
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of emergency medicine     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0196-0644     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1988 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-07-28     Completed Date:  1988-07-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8002646     Medline TA:  Ann Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  693-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Resurrection Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Bicarbonates / administration & dosage*,  adverse effects
Chest Pain / complications
Esophagus*
Female
Food*
Foreign Bodies / diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Sodium / administration & dosage*,  adverse effects
Sodium Bicarbonate
Tartrates / administration & dosage*,  adverse effects
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bicarbonates; 0/Tartrates; 144-55-8/Sodium Bicarbonate; 526-83-0/tartaric acid; 7440-23-5/Sodium

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