Foreign body removal through an appendicostomy

S. Mizrahi, I. Eyal, B. Shtamler

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3 Scopus citations


The removal of button cell batteries or small coins impacted in the terminal ileum or right colon through an appendicostomy is described. This technique was used effectively in three patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)902
Number of pages1
JournalDiseases of the Colon and Rectum
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Oct 1990
Externally publishedYes


  • Appendicostomy
  • Foreign body
  • Surgical technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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