Post written by Hon Chi Yip from the Division of Upper Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Surgery at Prince of Wales Hospital at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
This video demonstrated successful removal of a fish bone that was deeply embedded inside the submucosa of proximal esophagus using the endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) technique.
This video demonstrated that with recent advance in therapeutic endoscopy, procedures that would traditionally required surgical exploration could be managed with an endoscopic approach.
Endoscopists with experience in ESD could manage a submucosal embedded foreign body with endoscopy.
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