Oesophageal foreign bodies are commonly removed with rigid oesophagoscopy under general anaesthesia, but spherical foreign bodies can also be removed using a foley's catheter under fluoroscopic control without anaesthesia. We present a case of successful removal of a spherical marble from the oesophagus in a four years old girl by a foley's catheter under general anaesthesia.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Nepal Medical Association|
|State||Published - 2009|
- Foley's catheter
- Foreign body