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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Combined use of a Fogarty Balloon Catheter, Bronchoscope, and Tracheostomy for the Controlled Retrieval of an Endobronchial Foreign Body: A Case Report

Raman Wadhera, Sharad Hernot, Sat Paul Gulati, Vijay Kalra, Madhuri Kaintura, Aditi Singla

Abstract: The inhalation of foreign body into the tracheobronchial tree presents a life-threatening situation. A satisfactory outcome requires the timely and atraumatic removal of the offending agent. The morbidity associated with present methods of dealing with this problem is well documented. A case is illustrated describing the efficacy and simplicity of technique of endoscopic extraction with the aid of a fogarty embolectomy catheter and tracheostomy.

Keywords: Foreign body, bronchoscopy, tracheostomy, and fogarty catheter



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