J Korean Radiol Soc.  1987 Aug;23(4):641-644. 10.3348/jkrs.1987.23.4.641.

Removal of esophageal foreign body using Foley catheter under fluoroscopic guide

Abstract

The fluroscopically controlled Foley catheter technique is an easy, safe, and successsful method of removal ofblunt esophageal foreign bodies such as coins, and avoids the risks of general anesthesia and endoscopy. Authors successfully removed four coins and one baduk-stone which obstructed upper esophagus, using Foley cathether technique at Seoul National University Children's Hospital from November 1986 to April 1987.


MeSH Terms

Anesthesia, General
Catheters*
Endoscopy
Esophagus
Foreign Bodies*
Methods
Numismatics
Seoul
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