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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A six-year-old boy with oesophageal strictures secondary to neonatal repair of oesophageal atresia and requiring six to eight weekly oesophageal dilatations by bouginage developed anticipatory nausea and vomiting This was effectively managed by a course of preoperative hypnotherapy over four sessions Resolution of anticipatory nausea and vomiting occurred along with cessation of postoperative nausea and vomiting This case supports early intervention with preoperative hypnotherapy in children with anticipatory nausea and vomiting that has not responded to other measures
His ANV was temporally associated with preparation for routine oesophageal dilatation by bouginage.
Dilation by bouginage has been shown effective for the relief of symptoms associated with cricopharyngeal achalasia, even in children.