Volume 3, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Autumn & Winter 1996)                   AJCM 1996, 3(1): 0-0 | Back to browse issues page

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A retrospective analysis of 147 brochoscopies performed at Imam Khomeini Medical Center, for foreign bodies over a 5 years period, 1989 to 1994 is reported.

Children under 5 years accounted for 81.57% of the cases in brochoscopy 67.54% of foreign bodies were extracted, from right main bronchos and most of the patients were male (56.2%) the commonest foreign body in Hamadan was the watermelon seeds.

Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Special