Tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration is a common, but often unobserved event in children. A delay in diagnosis can lead to difficulty in removal of the aspirated object. The present case report highlights a special intraoperative maneuver at thoracotomy that was adopted to remove an impacted foreign body that could not be removed at bronchoscopy.
|Number of pages
|Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
|Published - 1997
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