Cap-Assisted Endoscopic Esophageal Foreign Body Removal Is Safe and Efficacious Compared to Conventional Methods Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Ahmed, Zohaib; Arif, Syeda F; Ong, Stephanie L; Badal, Joyce; Lee-Smith, Wade; Renno, Anas; Alastal, Yaseen; Nawras, Ali; Aziz, Muhammad


  • Esophageal foreign body impaction (FBI) is a commonly encountered gastrointestinal emergency requiring immediate intervention. Foreign bodies can be composed of food, commonly referred to as a "food bolus" (FB), or other matter (non-food). We aim to conduct systematic review and meta-analysis to compare cap-assisted and conventional endoscopic techniques for removal of esophageal FBI.


publication date

  • 2023

published in

start page

  • 1411

end page

  • 1425


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