Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 2013 Oct 5;27(5):679-89. Epub 2013 Sep 5.
Sorbonne Paris Cité Paris 7, University, Paris, France; APHP, Lariboisière Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Paris, France. Electronic address:
Foreign body ingestions, food bolus impactions, and caustic agent injuries are frequent but specific situations. Although most foreign bodies will naturally pass through the digestive tract, practitioners should recognize specific situations were endoscopic management is required. In such cases, timing and adequate equipment are critical. Read More