Management of foreign body aspiration in infancy and childhood - A life-threatening problem


Senkaya I., Sagdic K., Gebitekin C., Yilmaz M., ÖZKAN H., Cengiz M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.39, no.3, pp.353-362, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.353-362
  • Keywords: foreign body, aspiration, bronchoscopy, childhood, BRONCHOSCOPIC REMOVAL, TRACHEOBRONCHIAL TREE, BODIES, CHILDREN, EXPERIENCE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

It is well known that young children have tendency to place objects in their mouths, frequently leading to aspiration of foreign bodies (FBs) into the tracheobronchial tree (TBT).