Pediatrics & Therapeutics

Pediatrics & Therapeutics
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Behzad Ebrahimi

Behzad Ebrahimi

West Indies

  • Research Article
    Disk Batteries: A Danger to Children
    Author(s): Omid Amanollahi and Behzad EbrahimiOmid Amanollahi and Behzad Ebrahimi

    Background: The common use of disk batteries in recent years and their growing use in household appliances and electrical tools, especially the toy, and their accidental swallowing by children has become a real danger for them, the present study was design for acquiring the new strategies to prevent and reduce disk battery swallowing and complications. Methods: 43 children (31 girls and 12 boy), age between,10 months to 4 year ,who admitted because of disk battery swallowing, followed up between April 2009 to April 2012 in pediatric surgery center. Results: 28 children removed and defecate batteries spontaneously without any intervension, 11 children underwent endoscopic attempt to remove batteries and 4 cases resulted in surgical removal. Conclus.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0665.1000245

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