Foreign Body Removal
Endoscopic foreign body removal is a minimally invasive procedure but could very well be life-saving. The procedure is done to remove items that have accidentally been swallowed and get stuck long the digestive tract - esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
Foreing bodies commonly ingested by the children, whileplyaing, could be a coin, small battery of toys, hairpin, an ear ring , Iron nail, etc. Among the Adults accidentally swallowed foreign bodies could be an artificial tooth, datun, toothbrush, big seeds like jumun, bone of chicken.
Sometimes in case of narrowing of the gastrointestinal tract, some small items like pea, pearl get stuck and leads to difficulty and they also need to be removed by endoscopy
If a swallowed object or material gets lodged in the airway passage and tends to obstructs breathing, please visit us at Care hospital, Bhatti road Bathinda or any nearest emergency medical centre.