BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Endoscopic Management of Foreign Bodies in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract of Adults

Table 4

Comparisons between symptomatic and asymptomatic patients who ingested foreign bodies (incidents).

CharacteristicsSymptomatic ()Asymptomatic ()P

 <60 y old96220.114
 ≧60 y old9612
Detection of foreign body
Location of foreign body (scope detected)
 Pharynx and esophagus1338<0.001
 Stomach and duodenum1017
Types of FB
 Sharp FB102220.211

FB: foreign body.