Ekstraksi benda asing gigi palsu di esofagus dengan esofagotomi servikal

Arie Cahyono, Bambang Hermani, Fachri Hadjat, Sukri Rahman

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Abstract

Background: Foreign body in the esophagus should be removed as soon as possible under optimal conditions to prevent complications. Esophagoscopy is a safe and effective procedure for foreign bodies removal in most cases, but in some cases esophagoscopy could not be performed or failed to extract the foreign body, necessitating surgery such as esophagotomy. Objective: To illustrate the cervical esophagotomy technique as a management of esophageal foreign bodies. Case: A 53-years old woman with a foreign body (dentures) in the esophagus that failed to be removed by esophagoscopy and need cervical esophagotomy. Management: Cervical esophagotomy was performed after esophagoscopy failed to remove the foreign body. Conclusion: Cervical esophagotomy is needed in cases of esophageal foreign body in which of esophagoscopy could not be performed or failed to remove the foreign body.
Original languageEnglish
JournalOto Rhino Laryngologica Indonesiana
Volume42
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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