Comparison of ultrasonography with radiography for the detection of cervical esophageal foreign body

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Reza Pourrashidi; Shervin Sharifkashani; Hashem Sharifian; Habib Mazaher; Peyman Salamati; Batool Ghorbani yekta;
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: Tehran University Medical Journal (issn: 1683-1764, eissn: 1735-7322)
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  • Subject: Esophagus | foreign body | radiography | ultrasonography | Medicine (General) | R5-920

Background: Detection of retained foreign bodies remains a significant problem in the emergency department. Foreign bodies can go undetected causing infectious complications ultrasonography is too inaccessible and expensive. The purpose of this study is comparison of ul... View more
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