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Table 3 The use of medical treatment for CMI, according to survey respondents

From: Caustic ingestion management: world society of emergency surgery preliminary survey of expert opinion

Medical treatment   
Steroids All patients 7 25 %
No patients 13 46 %
Depending on the depth of injury 8 29 %
Antibiotics All patients 10 34 %
Only patients requiring urgent surgery 9 32 %
Depending on the depth of injury 10 34 %