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VOLUME 21 , ISSUE 2 ( 2017 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Successful removal of foreign body bronchus using C-arm-guided insertion of fogarty catheter through plastic bead

Ravindra Wankhede, Gaurab Maitra, Subhabrata Pal, Anirban Ghoshal, Soumen Mitra

Keywords : C-arm, Fogarty catheter, foreign body bronchus

Citation Information : Wankhede R, Maitra G, Pal S, Ghoshal A, Mitra S. Successful removal of foreign body bronchus using C-arm-guided insertion of fogarty catheter through plastic bead. Indian J Crit Care Med 2017; 21 (2):96-98.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_148_16

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-02-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Foreign body aspiration is still a cause of significant morbidity in children. Complications occur due to difficulty in diagnosis and treatment. An eight-year-old child presented with a history of recurrent cough for 3 days. Rigid bronchoscopy under general anesthesia revealed plastic bead occupying right main bronchus. Removal with grasping forceps failed for several times due to spherical, smooth, and large bead. Finally, Fogarty catheter was passed through bead under C-arm guidance and successfully removed.


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