bougienage

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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Other techniques include suctioning the bolus into a ligator adaptor on an endoscope tip, using retrieval net, cooking the center of the bolus with an Nd:YAG laser, performing blind bougienage with a Maloney dilator, and suctioning the bolus into a modified gastric lavage tube.
Antisecretory therapy for prevention of stenoses of bougienage after-burn of esophageal strictures.
5] One study argued that balloon dilatation decreased hospital stay and postprocedural complications in comparison with bougienage dilatations.
8] who previously described bougienage dilatation in a similar subset of OA patients to be >85% effective when done by a skilled operator.
In these patient anastomosis stricture developed in 18 months after elimination of carcass drainage, which was removed by antegrade bougienage.
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.
Safety and efficacy of a protocol using bougienage or endoscopy for the management of coins acutely lodged in the esophagus: a large case series.
Webs and rings are amenable to esophageal bougienage or balloon dilation.
33] It can be accomplished either by bougienage, which uses a series of tapered-tip dilators or bougies of graduated sizes, or by balloon dilatation, which uses a dilator with a distal segment that can be placed at the stricture and inflated.
Chapter 38 does not mention the use of bougienage in the treatment of a child who has swallowed a coin.
Although tracheal stenosis has been treated with bougienage in mammalian species, (6) this has not been described in birds.