Bougies, Esophagus, Olive-Tip
Definition : Bougies designed to calibrate esophageal strictures and/or dilate the esophagus using a set of olive-shaped tips. These manual, handheld devices typically consist of a set of perforated olive-shaped tips that are inserted in the esophagus in increasing order of diameter via a swallowed string, frequently using a spring mechanism. Olive-tip bougies are mainly intended to treat esophageal strictures in children and adults.
Entry Terms : "Olive Tip Esophageal Bougies"
UMDC code : 21004