bougienage

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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Fluoroscopy guidance was the most common method of dilatation (in 45.2% of cases), followed by retrograde endoscopy (33%), antegrade endoscopy (19.1%), and bougienage (0.1%).
Safety and efficacy of a protocol using bougienage or endoscopy for the management of coins acutely lodged in the esophagus: a large case series.
For other databases, we employed a simpler strategy: (Esophag * AND (Balloon OR dilatation OR savary OR savary-gilliard OR bougie OR bougienage OR pneumodilatation OR pneumodilation).
Rectal survey under the common anesthesia, a digital bougienage.
Alternative treatment methods should be applied for existing strictures and include bougienage, balloon dilation, and surgical intervention.
Other techniques include suctioning the bolus into a ligator adaptor on an endoscope tip, using retrieval net, cooking the center of the bolus with an Nd:YAG laser, performing blind bougienage with a Maloney dilator, and suctioning the bolus into a modified gastric lavage tube.
Antisecretory therapy for prevention of stenoses of bougienage after-burn of esophageal strictures.
Benign oesophageal strictures (BOSs) are a debilitating health concern in the paediatric populations of developing countries, and lead to impaired weight gain, second only to malnutrition.[1] Since the early seventeenth century, treatment of these strictures was undertaken with tapered candles by the people of Bijayah - a small centre in North Africa - birthing the term 'bougienage'[2] Surgical techniques soon followed, but were marred by a postoperative complication rate of as much as 20%.
Hicsonmez, "Combined use of steroid, antibiotics and early bougienage against stricture formation following caustic esophageal burns," Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.
In these patient anastomosis stricture developed in 18 months after elimination of carcass drainage, which was removed by antegrade bougienage.
Bougienage and balloon dilation of the stenotic area were performed separately; each resulted in less than 48 hours' improvement in clinical signs after treatment.
Webs and rings are amenable to esophageal bougienage or balloon dilation.