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A Useful and Safe Method for Retrieving a Round Metallic Object from an Airway
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  • Daisuke Jingu,
  • Akira Horii,
  • Yu Matsuzono,
  • Satoshi Ubukata,
  • Kosuke Sato,
  • Makoto Shoji,
  • Noriko Kondo,
  • Hiroshi Takahashi,
  • Hiroshi Watanabe
Daisuke Jingu
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Akira Horii
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Yu Matsuzono
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Satoshi Ubukata
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Kosuke Sato
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Makoto Shoji
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Noriko Kondo
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Hiroshi Takahashi
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Hiroshi Watanabe
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We experienced a case with accidental aspiration of a metallic round foreign body. As there is no established techniquefor retrieving a metallic round ball from an airway, we propose that endoscopic net forceps with the support of a laryngeal mask airway is the best choice for such occasions.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

05 Sep 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
11 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
11 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
28 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned