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Table 3 Treatment time of the aspirated and ingested cases (number)

From: Thorough documentation of the accidental aspiration and ingestion of foreign objects during dental procedure is necessary: review and analysis of 617 cases

  Immediate 2d 3d 4d 5d 7d 2w 5w 2 m 1y 3y 7y Total
Aspiration 13 2 1 1     1   1 1   20
Ingestion (treatment) 7 1 1   1 3 2   1    1 17
Ingestion (observation and excretion)   2 5 1 2 1 1       12