Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1983 Nov;3(1):85-88.

Endoscopic Removal of Toothbrush

Abstract

With the improvement of the instrument and technic, the gastrofiberoscope has been used not only in diagnostic purpose but in therapeutic purpose. One purpose of the therapeutic methods is to remove the gastric foreign bodies. So many type and shape of forceps and baakets have been usad. for the same purpose. ifn these easea, we uaed biopsy farcep and snare to remove swallowed toothbrushes, three casea in the stomaeh and one cuse in the duodenurn.

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