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Ingestion of foreign bodies in children: the experience of a third-level single center from 2001 to 2012


1,Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

2, Emergency Department A. Gemelli

3, Hospital of Rome

DOI: 10.22514/SV102.122015.18 Vol.10,Issue 2,December 2015 pp.232-237

Published: 14 December 2015

*Corresponding Author(s): LUCA TORTOROLO E-mail:

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CARMELA GL RAFFAEL,DONATO RIGANT,SILVIA PULITAN,ALDO MANCINO,MARCELLO COVINO,ALESSANDRO BARELL,PAOLO MAURIZIO SOAVE,LUCA TORTOROLO. Ingestion of foreign bodies in children: the experience of a third-level single center from 2001 to 2012. Signa Vitae. 2015. 10(2);232-237.


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