Novel use of overtube for rectal foreign body to “clean” out the colon: Extraction of large Tide-To-Go pen

Paul Shao, Winston Yen, Jasleen K. Grewal, Ryan Perumpail, Felix Leung


The rate of colorectal foreign bodies is increasing. Endoscopists must be creative in order to remove the foreign objects safely in the most minimally invasive manner as these objects could vary greatly in size and shape. We present a case of the novel use of an esophageal overtube to aid in the removal of a difficult-to-remove Tide-To-Go cap.

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Discussion of Clinical Cases  ISSN 2375-8449(Print)  ISSN 2375-8473(Online)

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