Minimally invasive management of children with caustic ingestion: less pain for patients


Bicakci U., Tander B. , Deveci G., Rizalar R., Ariturk E., Bernay F.

PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL, vol.26, no.3, pp.251-255, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00383-009-2525-5
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.251-255

Abstract

Management of caustic ingestion in children is still controversial. In this study, we evaluate a minimally invasive management consisting of flexible endoscopy, balloon dilatation and intralesional steroid injection in children, with a history of caustic ingestion.