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an operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery

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Four studies performed BET with balloon dilation instrument from Spiggle & Theis (Spiggle & Theis Medizintechnik GmbH, Overath, Germany) [2, 9-11].
Abbreviations ESD: Endoscopic submucosal dissection mISI: Multiple intraregional steroid injection LB: Log bridge EBD: Endoscopic balloon dilation. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3540204
The Keeper embolectomy catheter as well as the GPSCath and IQCath balloon dilation catheters, all commercially available in the US, are based on Hotspura[euro](tm)s VisioValve injection system.
The steroid and sham injection groups were similar in terms of demographics, and all patients in both groups were treated with a proton pump inhibitor and underwent gradual dilation of the stricture using fluoroscopically-assisted balloon dilation over a guidewire every 4-6 weeks.
A February 1992 DATTA evaluation[2] concluded that the effectiveness of endoscopic balloon dilation of the prostate is investigational.
Mucosal perforation during laparoscopic surgery for achalasia: impact of preoperative pneumatic balloon dilation. Surg Endosc 2017; 31: 1427-35.
The traditional treatment is mastoidectomy, routinely combined with middle ear ventilation tube insertion or tube insertion during re-examination after operation.[2] Eustachian tuboplasty by balloon dilation can improve the pathological state of ET via specific mechanisms to achieve functional recovery and satisfactory clinical efficacy.[3],[4]
This process generates an axial pressure on the stricture ring and theoretically poses a higher risk of esophageal perforation compared to the balloon dilation [3].
The patient was successfully treated with endoscopic sphincterotomy plus balloon dilation (ESBD) and Hem-o-lok clips extraction.
Because of the recurrent and symptomatic nature of the patient's sphenoid sinus infections, balloon dilation of the left sphenoid sinus was offered as a treatment option.
However major limitations of EBD is difficulty in removing large stones (=10 mm in diameter) and a high incidence of pancreatitis (5% to 15%).11213 The risk of pancreatitis with EBD seems to be related to the pressure loaded on the orifice of the main pancreatic duct during balloon dilation.14
SEATTLE -- Laser bronchoscopy should be considered as an adjunct to balloon dilation for the treatment of benign tracheal stenosis, Maria del Mar Cirino-Marcano, M.D., reported in a poster session at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians.
It appears that the limitation on balloon dilation in BHP will parallel that observed for balloon angioplasty.