Treatment of Caustic Esophageal Stricture | BTK/RAS-ACS Journal Club #19

OVERVIEW

Foley catheters are routinely left after colorectal surgery. Patients hate having a tube in their urethra, and catheters represent an infection risk that hospitals dread. But removing them too early can lead to a situation where patients are unable to urinate. When is the best time to remove these catheters?

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Esophgeal Caustic Ingestions and Foreign Bodies
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Presented by: Kaitlin A. Ritter, MD; Denver Health Medical Center/University of Colorado

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May 13, 2022

Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Carpenter, MD (San Antonio Military Medical Center) Please review SCORE’s TWIS module on Pancreaticoduodenectomy (https://www.surgicalcore.org/modulecontent.aspx?id=145049)