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
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. 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
' 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
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.