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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Endoscopic removal of an endodontic file accidentally swallowed: Clinical and legal approaches|
|Abstract:||The use of a rubber dam is an essential procedure when treating root canals, and not using it may compromise the success of the treatment, as well as the patient's health. This report presents a case in which a K-file was accidentally swallowed during an endodontic procedure, performed without the use of a rubber dam. Given the absence of immediate clinical complications, the subject underwent a chest radiograph. The file was located at the oesophagogastric junction and was later removed by endoscopy. In addition to the clinical repercussions, this example also illustrates the ethical-legal aspects of this type of accident.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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