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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.
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Several types of nonsurgical management such as steroid injections, antibiotics, esophageal dilatation, stent applications, and surgical treatment options are used for treatment [2,4-6]; but current types of treatment are quiet ineffective for severe corrosive burns.
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