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Doctors soon discovered that Cameron had a button cell battery — a coin-sized circular battery often found in watches, toys and small device — lodged in his esophagus.
The battery caused serious injury to Cameron Soto’s esophagus, WTIC Fox 61 reported this week, and the toddler had to be hospitalized—complete with breathing and feeding tubes—for several months.
For the six cancer types with the lowest statewide surgery totals — bladder, esophagus, liver, pancreas, rectum and stomach — more than a third of hospitals performed only one or two surgeries in 2017.
Fortunately, the cancer was caught early and was contained to the esophagus.
The aquarium believes Latte may have had a congenital defect that caused a blockage in her esophagus, preventing blood from flowing from her abdomen to her heart, which in turn meant not enough oxygen was reaching her brain.
The University of Michigan Health System and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore require annual minimums for esophagus, lung, pancreas and rectal cancer operations.
This is not the first time Macchiarini has attempted to create a bioengineered esophagus.
This motion mimics how our intestines and esophagus move food around our body — a process known as peristalsis.
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ESOPHAGUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of esophagus for English Language Learners
medical : the tube that leads from the mouth through the throat to the stomach
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