insufflation


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to insufflation

(medicine) blowing air or medicated powder into the lungs (or into some other body cavity)

an act of blowing or breathing on or into something

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Simple actuation is limited to the handle area, whereby the surgeon grips the actuator casing for handling the instrument and uses his other hand either to select the required dispersal canal or to work the insufflation bulb.
Then, gastric insufflation was assessed by auscultating the epigastrium, which was performed by a blinded observer [10].
The device utilizes automated insufflation of CO2, which is more rapidly absorbed than room air resulting in less post-procedural discomfort.
Possibility of capnothorax was high due to the peritoneal tear and raised insufflation pressures and prolonged duration of surgery.
Since Magill was unable to administer nitrous oxide by insufflation, he created some equipment to deliver gas by a to-and-fro system, via one wide bore endotracheal tube.
A cohort of 95 patients was treated with endotympanic insufflations of sulphurous water: 58 patients did a cycle consisting of a treatment of 12 days per year for three consecutive years; 37 subjects followed the same procedure for 5 years consecutively.
By providing stable pneumo-peritoneum, continuous smoke evacuation and valve-free access to the abdominal cavity, the AirSeal System reduces procedural time, costs, and hassles in ways that conventional insufflation, trocar and filtered tubing systems simply cannot do," he stated.
announced today that EIDIA entered into two separate agreements with medical equipment manufacturers Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation and GE Healthcare Japan Corporation on April 2 for Japan sales of PROTOCO2L, a carbon dioxide insufflation system for CT (computed tomographic) colonography, and carbon dioxide insufflation tube PROTOCO2L Catheter Set (collectively referred to as "the Product"), both of which are currently marketed by EIDIA.
Two ancillary ports permit insufflation and smoke evacuation.
CHICAGO--Water infusion during the insertion phase of colonoscopy improved overall and proximal-colon adenoma detection rates by 11% Over standard air insufflation in a prospective randomized trial involving 368 patients.
PHYSICIAN'S DEFENSE Laparoscopy was appropriate for the patient's symptoms; insufflation was used.
We use an open technique to insert a glove balloon in order to open up the extra-peritoneal space before insertion of the laparoscope and further insufflation of carbon dioxide.
Interventions: Pressures of 15, 30, and 40 cm H2O were cycled to each patient, with 2 s for insufflation and 3 s for exsufflation.
CHICAGO -- Higher intraperitoneal insufflation pressures at trocar entry appear to safely establish appropriate pneumoperitoneum in otherwise healthy obese women undergoing laparoscopic surgery, Dr.
New chapters explore key topics such as ventilatory management for obstructive pulmonary disease, adult respiratory distress syndrome, NIPPV, tracheal gas insufflation, prone positioning, and liquid ventilation.