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2017 Jun

Innov Surg Sci



Surgical management of rectal foreign bodies: a 10-year single-center experience.


Kokemohr P, Haeder L, Frömling F J, Landwehr P, Jähne J
Innov Surg Sci. 2017 Jun; 2(2):89-95.
PMID: 31579741.


Patients with a rectal foreign body (RFB) are still a rare entity in general surgery departments but with an increasing incidence over the last years. This case is sometimes difficult to treat, and due to a lack of standardized treatment options, the aim of the study was to present our clinical experiences with the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to RFBs and a review of the currently available literature.