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|Title:||Laparoscopic removal of fish bone|
Mar Fan, M.J.
|Citation:||Cheah, W.K., Mar Fan, M.J., Goh, P. (1999-06). Laparoscopic removal of fish bone. Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy 9 (3) : 223-225. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1097/00019509-199906000-00016|
|Abstract:||A patient swallowed a fish bone that perforated the stomach wall and embedded in the head of the pancreas. This was confirmed by computed tomographic imaging. We describe a case of successful fish bone removal using a laparoscopic technique, thus avoiding a laparotomy. The patient recovered well and was discharged from the hospital the next day. This is the first description of such a case.|
|Source Title:||Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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