Coin Ingestion in Children: Which Size Is More Risky?


Tander B. , Yazici M., Rizalar R., Ariturk E., Ayyildiz S. H. , Bernay F.

JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC & ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, cilt.19, ss.241-243, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1089/lap.2008.0206
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC & ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.241-243

Özet

Aim: Because of economic inflation, different-sized coins are in circulation in our country. The coin ingestion and retention in the esophagus are common problems in childhood. We evaluated the patients with coins retained in the esophagus and the impact of the size of the coins on lodgment.