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An innovative fast track solution for food bolus impaction due to Jackhammer esophagus in an emergency department: the “Nitro-Push Blind Technique” case report

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Gastroenterology, August 2016
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Title
An innovative fast track solution for food bolus impaction due to Jackhammer esophagus in an emergency department: the “Nitro-Push Blind Technique” case report
Published in
BMC Gastroenterology, August 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12876-016-0511-7
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Authors

Luigi Marano, Alessandro Cecchi, Federica Chiodo, Francesco Gullo, Pasquale Fiorillo, Luca Roncetti, Mattia Longaroni, Gianluca Proietti Silvestri, Silvano Lolli, Giorgio Nicolic, Alberto Patriti

Abstract

In the medical literature are described only few clinical cases of esophageal food bolus impaction due to esophageal motility disorders. Moreover, the management of this condition is highly variable with no evidence in the literature to strongly support a clear defined intervention. In this paper we describe for the first time a case of 53-year-old male with food bolus impaction due to Jackhammer esophagus referred to emergency department. On the basis of the known esophageal past medical history as well as the absence of bones in the bolus, the patient was submitted to a new conservative treatment, the "Nitro-Push Blind Technique". The new technique performed with naso-gastric tube thrust after nitrates medication in definite clinical case supported by known functional disease, represents a safe and successful method, with short observational period to minimize exposure to potential morbidity and reduce the inpatient stay in emergency department. It should be recommended, once validated in a larger cohort, as the initial treatment of choice in the selected patients with food boneless bolus impaction in the emergency settings. Indeed, this management provides only minimal deviation from the current practice and is hence technically easy to learn and perform.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 10 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 3 30%
Student > Postgraduate 2 20%
Other 2 20%
Student > Master 1 10%
Lecturer 1 10%
Other 1 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 5 50%
Unspecified 2 20%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 10%
Psychology 1 10%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 10%
Other 0 0%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 September 2016.
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#2,004,546
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#136
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#7
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