Endoscopic retrieval of multiple sewing needles by using the tip of a magnetic tube

Post written by Shinichi Morita, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Uonuma Institute of Community Medicine Niigata University Hospital, Niigata, Japan. Endoscopic foreign body retrieval is an established treatment for accidental ingestion. Although forceps are most frequently used, grasping may be difficult depending on the type and shape of the foreign body. The …

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