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Catheters, Nasogastric, Injection

Definition : Nasogastric catheters designed for injection into bleeding lesions in upper gastrointestinal locations (i.e., esophagus, stomach, duodenum). These catheters usually include a retractable needle with several-millimeter extrusion capability; they are inserted through a standard diagnostic endoscope. Injection nasogastric catheters are used for administration of sclerosing solutions (e.g., polidocanol) and vasoconstrictors (e.g., adrenaline) in the treatment of esophageal varices and peptic ulcers.

Entry Terms : "Nasogastric Injection Catheters" , "Catheters, Hemostatic"

UMDC code : 18721

   

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