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Khirurgiia (Mosk). 2012;(9):64-9.

[The magnetic foreign bodies of the gastrointestinal tract in children].

[Article in Russian]


The authors own the experience of treatment of 23 children with magnetic foreign bodies (MFB) of the gastrointestinal tract. They share the possibilities of diagnostics and surgical treatment of children on the vivid clinical examples. By MFB in the stomach, which do not leave the gastrointestinal tract naturally, the use of fibroesophagoduodenoscopy is recommended. The laparoscopy is helpful in case of the uncomplicated MFB in the intestine. The X-ray control of the complete foreign bodies evacuation is necessary.

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