Transperitoneal gastroscopy for removal of a gastric foreign body

Loren Berman, MD, David Rothstein, MD

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

A 5 year-old girl suffered an esophageal perforation during attempted endoscopic retrieval of a swallowed ring. The perforation healed spontaneously after thoracic drainage and post-pyloric feeding. The ring was later removed through a trocar placed under laparoscopic guidance directly into the stomach.

This case demonstrates several useful techniques, including placement of transcutaneous holding sutures to maintain traction on the stomach and use of a grasping instrument placed parallel to an endoscopic camera in a single port.

Session: Video Channel Day 1

Program Number: V038

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