bougienage


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bougienage

 [boo″zhĕ-nahzh´]
passage of a bougie.

bou·gie·nage

(bū-zhē-nahzh'),
Examination or treatment of the interior of any canal by the passage of a bougie or cannula.

bougienage

A technique for treating corrosive burns of the oesophagus in which a bougie is passed to the point of obstruction and expanded—e.g., using a balloon.

bougienage

Gastroenterology A technique for treating corrosive burns of the esophagus in which a bougie is passed to the point of obstruction and dilated. See Self-bougienage.

bou·gie·nage

(bū-zhē-nahzh')
Examination or treatment of the interior of any canal by the passage of a bougie or cannula.

Bougienage

The procedure of dilating tubal organs, like the esophagus, with a bougie or bougies.
Mentioned in: Lower Esophageal Ring

bougienage

passage of a bougie.
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Bougienage and balloon dilation of the stenotic area were performed separately; each resulted in less than 48 hours' improvement in clinical signs after treatment.
Bougienage was performed by advancing the endoscope through the scar tissue to dilate the tracheal lumen, after which the respiratory character improved.
Webs and rings are amenable to esophageal bougienage or balloon dilation.
Although tracheal stenosis has been treated with bougienage in mammalian species, (6) this has not been described in birds.