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Research Article

Disk Batteries: A Danger to Children

Omid Amanollahi* and Behzad Ebrahimi

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran

*Corresponding Author:
Omid Amanollahi
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatric Surgery
Mohammad Kermanshahi Hospital
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
P. O. Box: 6714415333, Kermanshah, Iran
Tel: +98-831-7218206
Fax: +98-831-7218210
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: May 16, 2014; Accepted Date: June 15, 2015; Published Date: June 17, 2015

Citation: Amanollahi O, Ebrahimi B (2015) Disk Batteries: A Danger to Children. Pediat Therapeut 5:245. doi:10.4172/2161-0665.1000245

Copyright: © 2015 Amanollahi O, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Background: The common use of disk batteries in recent years and their growing use in household appliances and electrical tools, especially the toy, and their accidental swallowing by children has become a real danger for them, the present study was design for acquiring the new strategies to prevent and reduce disk battery swallowing and complications.

Methods: 43 children (31 girls and 12 boy), age between,10 months to 4 year ,who admitted because of disk battery swallowing, followed up between April 2009 to April 2012 in pediatric surgery center.

Results: 28 children removed and defecate batteries spontaneously without any intervension, 11 children underwent endoscopic attempt to remove batteries and 4 cases resulted in surgical removal.

Conclusion: It seems attraction of disk battery swallowing for children relates to its shape and size and easy availability with changing these factors, this potential danger for children can be reduced.


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