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The radiological management of oesophageal food bolus obstruction using a gas-forming agent and barium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12589861     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Removal of an impacted food bolus in the lower oesophagus at rigid oesophagoscopy is challenging and carries a significant risk of perforation. We present two cases which were successfully disimpacted radiologically, in order to raise awareness among otolaryngologists of this therapeutic option.
Ekaterini Spinou; Haytham Kubba; Julian Guse; Andrew Johnston
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Auris, nasus, larynx     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0385-8146     ISO Abbreviation:  Auris Nasus Larynx     Publication Date:  2003 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-18     Completed Date:  2003-07-08     Revised Date:  2010-07-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708170     Medline TA:  Auris Nasus Larynx     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Monklands General Hospital, Airdríe ML6 0RD, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Barium Sulfate / diagnostic use,  therapeutic use*
Citric Acid / therapeutic use*
Contrast Media / therapeutic use*
Drug Combinations
Esophageal Stenosis / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Foreign Bodies / complications,  therapy*
Simethicone / therapeutic use
Sodium Bicarbonate / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 0/Drug Combinations; 0/citric acid, sodium bicarbonate drug combination; 144-55-8/Sodium Bicarbonate; 77-92-9/Citric Acid; 7727-43-7/Barium Sulfate; 8050-81-5/Simethicone

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