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Intentional foreign object ingestions: need for endoscopy and surgery.
|Title||Intentional foreign object ingestions: need for endoscopy and surgery.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Dalal PP, Otey AJ, McGonagle EA, Whitmill ML, Levine EJ, McKimmie RL, Thomas AC, Cook CH, Papadimos TJ, Reilley TE, Bergese SD, Steinberg SM, Stawicki SPA, Evans DC|
|Journal||The Journal of surgical research|
|Date Published||2013 Sep|
Intentional ingestion of foreign objects (IIFO) is common in the incarcerated population. This study was undertaken in order to better define clinical patterns of IIFO among prisoners. We sought to determine factors associated with the need for endoscopic and surgical therapy for IIFO.
|Alternate Journal||J. Surg. Res.|