The EZDilate balloon dilator
is an important addition to the Olympus EndoTherapy line-up because it allows for completion of the full portfolio of core device offerings for gastroenterologists.
In this case, the wire was lost with the insertion of the dilator
, showing that this too is a hazardous step in the procedure.
Flexible serial dilators
are introduced over the wire to expand the opening and prepare the salivary duct for the introduction of procedural instruments.
Scientists believe that impaired activation of the pharyngeal dilator
muscles decreases their tone to the point that structures supported by these muscles are easily drawn into the airway during sleep in OSA sufferers.
When the dilator
is advanced over the catheter onto the guidewire, the guidewire alone does not provide enough support to keep the dilator
within the trachea, and this lack of support predisposes to perforation of the posterior tracheal wall.
Mrs Tobin told how three days after her operation, she passed the dilator
while on the toilet
Taking deep breaths helps transport a potent lung and blood vessel dilator
called nitric oxide from nasal passages to your lungs.
It also raised dilator
reserve by 83% in ischemic areas without affecting dilator
reserve in normal areas.
A preliminary study of sickle-cell patients with pulmonary hypertension suggests that they can benefit from sildenafil, a blood vessel dilator
marketed as the impotence drug Viagra by the New York--based drug company Pfizer.
(die-la-tor) muscle moves away from the pupil like bicycle spokes.
We wished to determine the impact of esophageal dilation with a large-diameter dilator
on dysphagia and quality of life in such patients.
A new module will be designed to integrate guide wire, catheter, dilator
, and needle procedures on a haptic feedback device attached to a laptop computer.
A survey of gynecologic oncology units in Australia revealed a lack of consensus about recommendations concerning dilator
therapy for vaginal stenosis.
Stewards' secretary Phil Tuck said: "Nephite was wearing a nasal dilator
contrary to instruction D18 which states that it is not allowed.
Although nasal dilator
strips are known to decrease resistance to airflow and have been shown to help people with breathing while they sleep, athletic performance is a different matter.