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Cylindrical Batteries in the Stomach: Should We Wait 48 Hours for Removal?

Hammad TA, Alastal Y, Bawany MZ, Nawras A, Hammad M, Alaradi O - ACG Case Rep J (2015)

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Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH.

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Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) under conscious sedation revealed food remnants in the stomach... Despite extensive irrigation and suctioning only 2 batteries were visualized in the stomach and both were successfully retrieved using a Roth net... Author contributions: TA Hammad, Y... Hammad wrote the manuscript and reviewed the literature... MZ Bawany and A... Nawras critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content... Alaradi supervised the process, critically revised the article for important intellectual content, and approved the final draft... TA Hammad is the article guarantor... Financial disclosure: None to report... Informed consent was obtained for this case report.

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Endoscopic view showing a cylindrical battery in the proximal jejunum retrieved using a Roth net.
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Figure 3: Endoscopic view showing a cylindrical battery in the proximal jejunum retrieved using a Roth net.

Mentions: The 4 batteries were retrieved successfully using Roth net (Figure 3). The seal of the batteries was eroded and leakage of chemical contents was evident on the pole of the batteries (Figure 4). The final battery passed per rectum 3 days later without complications.


Cylindrical Batteries in the Stomach: Should We Wait 48 Hours for Removal?

Hammad TA, Alastal Y, Bawany MZ, Nawras A, Hammad M, Alaradi O - ACG Case Rep J (2015)

Endoscopic view showing a cylindrical battery in the proximal jejunum retrieved using a Roth net.
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Figure 3: Endoscopic view showing a cylindrical battery in the proximal jejunum retrieved using a Roth net.
Mentions: The 4 batteries were retrieved successfully using Roth net (Figure 3). The seal of the batteries was eroded and leakage of chemical contents was evident on the pole of the batteries (Figure 4). The final battery passed per rectum 3 days later without complications.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH.

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Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) under conscious sedation revealed food remnants in the stomach... Despite extensive irrigation and suctioning only 2 batteries were visualized in the stomach and both were successfully retrieved using a Roth net... Author contributions: TA Hammad, Y... Hammad wrote the manuscript and reviewed the literature... MZ Bawany and A... Nawras critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content... Alaradi supervised the process, critically revised the article for important intellectual content, and approved the final draft... TA Hammad is the article guarantor... Financial disclosure: None to report... Informed consent was obtained for this case report.

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