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1Nov, 2016

Foreign Body Extraction

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31 year-old prisoner in order to self-harm swallowed several objects, among them an iron object hit the airways, due to which he had difficulty breathing, stridor appeared, there was a strong pain in the right chest area while moving. Under vital indications, rigid bronchoscopy was performed under general anesthesia using biggest tube in diameter №13. The extraction process hampered the large size of foreign body (length 10 cm). After several failed attempts in the end managed to extract a foreign body. Manipulation was performed without any complications.