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in·suf·flate

(in-sŭf'lāt),
To deliver air or gas under pressure to a cavity or chamber of the body; for instance, injection of carbon dioxide into the peritoneum to achieve pneumoperitoneum during laparoscopy and laparoscopic surgery.
[L. in-sufflo, to blow on or into]

insufflate

(ĭn′sə-flāt′, ĭn-sŭf′lāt′)
tr.v. insuf·flated, insuf·flating, insuf·flates
1. To blow or breathe into or on.
2. To treat medically by blowing a powder, gas, or vapor into a bodily cavity.

in′suf·fla′tor n.

insufflate

[in′səflāt, insuf′lāt]
Etymology: L, insufflare, to blow into
to blow a gas or powder into a tube, cavity, or organ to allow visual examination, to remove an obstruction, or to apply medication. See also Rubin's test. insufflation, n.

in·suf·flate

(in'sŭ-flāt)
To blow air, gas, or fine powder into a cavity.
[L. in-sufflo, to blow on or into]

insufflate

V.
1. To blow into or upon.
2. To treat by blowing a drug in powder, gaseous, or vaporous form into a body cavity.

in·suf·flate

(in'sŭ-flāt)
To deliver air or gas under pressure to a body cavity or chamber.
[L. in-sufflo, to blow on or into]
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Once a patient has satisfied all criteria for treatment eligibility, we perform the procedure as described earlier, except that we do not insufflate the area with antiseptic powder.
The most modern instrument has a common channel to insufflate air or water to cleanse the lens and a separate suction and biopsy tunnel.
The instrument's ability to suction, irrigate, insufflate, and incorporate grasping instruments has broadened its area of otolaryngologic application.
Another widely used option to assess rectosigmoid integrity is to insufflate the submersed rectosigmoid with air.
I then insufflate the abdomen with enough carbon dioxide to increase the intraabdominal pressure to 25 mm Hg.
With the regular laparoscopy method, both the Veress needle, used to insufflate gas, and the trochar are inserted blindly which increases the odds of injury, he commented.
6] Following anesthesia, patients sometimes strain and cough during extubation while receiving positive pressure, which can cause air to insufflate into the parotid gland.
6) it seals the laryngo-pharyngeal space without any air being insufflate and additionally has an oesophageal lumen.
It also provides a patent lumen which may serve to insufflate oxygen, jet ventilation, and direct EtCo2 measurement.
Gender stereotypes still insufflates differences between management performed by males and females, where the latter are subdued in relation to their management and leadership skills (Heilman, Bloci, Martell & Simon, 1989; Martell, Parker, Emrich & Crawford, 1998).