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Copyright ©2009 The WJG Press and Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. May 14, 2009; 15(18): 2265-2269
Published online May 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2265
Table 4 Summary of cases for gastric phytobezoar treated with cola
AuthorType of bezoarsNo. of casesMethods of administration of Coca-colaDuration of Coca-cola
Ladas et al[6]Phytobezoar53 L of Coca-cola lavage12 h
Kato et al[7]Diospyrobezoars13 L of Coca-cola lavage12 h
Chung et al[8]Diospyrobezoars1Injection of 30 mL of Coca-cola and drinking 4 L of Coca-cola2 d
Lin et al[9]Diospyrobezoars1Injection and irrigation with 1 can of Coca-cola + oral drink of 1 can
Okamoto et al[10]Diospyrobezoars1Drinking 500 mL of Coca-cola per day7 d
Sechopoulos et al[11]Stump of vegetables12 cans of Coca-cola injection
Whitson et al[12]Phytobezoar1Drinking 5 L of Coca-cola per day5 d