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We proposed a management algorithm for adult patients with sharp-pointed esophageal foreign-body impaction who have rigid endoscopy indications.We retrospectively analyzed their clinical characteristics and comment on management of EFBI with RE from the perspective of otolaryngologists, trying to share our experiences with gastroenterologists and other otolaryngologists.

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A multidisciplinary management algorithm was proposed, Sharp-pointed esophageal foreign-body impaction differ greatly from food bolus impaction in clinical characteristics and management.However,most previous studies have confused them together.

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This page is a summary of: Management of Sharp-Pointed Esophageal Foreign-Body Impaction With Rigid Endoscopy: A Retrospective Study of 130 Adult Patients, Ear Nose & Throat Journal, January 2020, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0145561319901033.
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