SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Obstructive Lung Diseases
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Foreign body aspiration is rare in adults and is most often due to aspiration of organic materials. Flexible bronchoscopy has a 90% success rate of extracting foreign bodies and is the preferred treatment modality. Foreign body aspiration is a medical emergency that may be prevented through patient education and human factors engineering.