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Table 2 Successfully removed foreign bodies and case number by different methods

From: Application of flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in the removal of adult airway foreign bodies

Foreign bodies Flexible Rigid Thoracotomy
Bone 18   
Dental prosthesis 3 10 1
Metallic objects 4 2  
Food or nuts 14   
Medication tablet 3   
Pen cap    1
Pin 1