Diagnosis and Endoscopic Management of Upper Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies

The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 02/24/2012

In foreign body (FB) ingestion, history usually points toward the diagnosis. Patients with an uncertain history are usually diagnosed late, and plain radiography cannot reliably predict the presence of FB. Endoscopic management is safe and effective for FBs.

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