Better outcomes achieved with cap-assisted endoscopic removal for esophageal impaction

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cap-assisted endoscopic removal of an esophageal food bolus or foreign body impaction yielded better technical success, en-bloc removal and faster procedure time, noted a presenter at ACG 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting.“Recently, studies have reported favorable clinical outcomes with the use of a cap in the endoscopic retrieval of esophageal food bolus and/or foreign body impaction,” Babu P. Mohan, MD, MS, from the department of gastroenterology and hepatology at University of Utah School of Medicine, told Healio. “However, current data is limited toRead More

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