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Esophageal FB's are done by GI Most are done in ED with  ED physician sedation. Exceptions food impaction to OR on case by case and some other FB's go to GI suite if there is GI and sedation in suite that day
 Airway FB's  are handled by Surgery

Ted
Ted Walkley MD FAAP FACEP
Interim Medical Director
Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital Emergency Department
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Sent: Monday, May 12, 2014 7:35
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Subject: Foreign body below cricopharyngeus and above corina

Hello all. Quick question.

Who removes foreign bodies below cricopharyngeus and above corina?

ENT or GI?

Thanks

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George Foltin, MD
Maimonides Medical Center

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