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April 1976

Removal of Foreign Bodies in the Esophagus: An Old Device—A New Procedure

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Huddinge Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(4):238-240. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780090080013

• Extraction of hard, spherical foreign bodies from the esophagus has been accomplished with the use of a Dormia basket in combination with esophagoscopy. The Dormia basket was originally designed for the extraction of stones from the urinary tract.

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