balloon dilator


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balloon dilator

A dilator that slips into a narrow structure and then inflates to widen it.
See also: dilator
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This along with the consistency of the dilator explains difference in the failure rates significantly of the balloon dilator technique.
035 inch: Boston Scientific Corporation, USA) into the peritoneal cavity, the needle knife was replaced with OTW constant radial expansion (CRE) balloon dilators (5839, outer diameter 0.
Otolaryngologists have used hydrostatic wire-guided controlled expansion balloon dilators specifically designed for pulmonary use for the purpose of tracheoplasty (7).
These patients meeting the inclusion criteria were divided into two groups: the group of balloon dilators (group A) and the group of fascial dilators (group B).
Conclusion: Balloon dilators had shorter operation time, less bleeding, higher success rate of first expansion, less postoperative complications and shorter postoperative hospitalization than fascial dilators in PCNL.
KEY WORDS: Balloon dilators, Fascial dilators, Upper urinary tract calculi, Security, Efficiency.
Our objective was to compare the efficiency and security of the balloon dilators versus fascial dilators in percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL), We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 134 patients with using these two different methods of expansion and having no significant statistic differences in peroperative parameters and then compared the difference of intraoperative and postoperative parameters of patients.
USA), X-ForceN30 nephrostomy, balloon dilators Catheter(BCR Inc.
A working channel was established using the X-Force N30 nephrostomy, balloon dilators (Fig.
9 Balloon dilators and fascial dilators were widely used for channel dilatations in PCNL.
Fortunately, the channel was established successfully at last, which confirmed the effect of the combination of fascial dilators and balloon dilators.
ERCP devices - Biliary stone lithotripters, balloon dilators and stone removal devices among others can be used to remove obstructions from the Biliary and pancreatic ducts.