Novel use of a balloon for bronchial bead foreign body removal

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Author: Sean Chislett
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Specialties: Otolaryngology, Pediatric Surgery
Schools: Madigan Army Medical Center, Seattle Childrens Hospital
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Contributors: Josephine Czechowicz and Sanjay Parikh

Removal of a bronchial foreign body with a smooth surface can be challenging with standard optical forceps. The fogarty arterial embolectomy catheter is a suitable alternative, particularly in the setting of a bead or other hollow object.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17797/7gq2gil0v3

Editor Recruited by: Sanjay Parikh

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