esophageal dilator

esophageal dilator

a bougie or similar instrument for dilation of an esophageal stricture or the lower esophageal sphincter.
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In 2005, CA, NY, MA, and MT have taken the initiative a step further, introducing legislation that also prohibits the sale or distribution the following common hospital devices if they contain mercury: sphygmomanometer, barometer, esophageal dilator, bougie tube, gastrointestinal tube, flow meter, hydrometer, psychometer, manometer, and pyrometer.
marketing of its SMART Dilator(TM), the first esophageal dilator to indicate the pressure level being applied at the esophageal stricture.
Esophageal dilators were used to cannulate the esophagus, demonstrating the course of the esophagus relative to the trachea and aorta.

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