balloon dilatation

balloon dilatation

a technique that uses a catheter with an inflatable balloon to increase the diameter of the lumen of a structure such as the urethra or a heart valve. See balloon valvuloplasty.
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Management consisted of pneumatic balloon dilatation for achalasia and initiation of cortisone therapy with successful resolution of dysphagia and other symptoms.
The Sapphire NC Plus balloon dilatation catheter is a true non-compliant balloon featuring TiFo (tight fold) folding of the balloon material for enhanced crossability in the tightest lesions, Hydro-X coating for improved lubricity and passability, and an enhanced distal tip which allows for smooth lesion entry.
The most common late complication of achalasia balloon dilatation is gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Vascular solutions company OrbusNeich disclosed on Tuesday the availability of its world-renowned Sapphire PTCA balloon dilatation catheters in the US market.
Pulmonary valve dysplasia has been considered by some workers as a relative contraindication for balloon dilatation.
Here, we aimed to draw attention to a rare complication of endoscopic balloon dilatation by presenting a patient who developed brain abscess following repeated esophageal balloon dilatations.
The major products of the company include Restore DEB paclitaxel releasing coronary balloon dilatation catheter; Precision cobalt chromium coronary stent system; Xlimus biodegradable prohealing sirolimus eluting cobalt chromium coronary stent system; Legflow Rx and Legflow OTW paclitaxel releasing peripheral balloon dilatation catheters; and Aperto OTW paclitaxel releasing high pressure shunt balloon dilatation catheter.
Background: A limitation of bronchoscopic balloon dilatation (BBD) is that airflow must be completely blocked for as long as possible during the operation.
Keywords including achalasia, Heller's myotomy and balloon dilatation were used and relevant articles included.
Cardionovum GmbH has begun a 150-patient clinical study of its paclitaxel-releasing, high-pressure shunt balloon dilatation catheter, Aperto.
Teleflex will also highlight the Arrow GPSCath Balloon Dilatation Catheter, which features VisioValve technology.