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stricture

Pathol an abnormal constriction of a tubular organ, structure, or part

Stricture

 

the organic narrowing of a tubular organ having a comparatively small lumen, such as the ureter, urethra, and biliary duct. The term “stricture” is frequently used as a synonym for the term “stenosis.”

stricture

[′strik·chər]
(medicine)
Abnormal narrowing of a passage, such as a vessel, duct, or the intestine. Also known as constriction.
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Patients with strictures also tend to be older, often having a long history of heartburn or antacid use.
This device is designed for the treatment of benign or malignant biliary strictures followed by optional removal up to 12 months after implantation.
With endourological advances, endoscopic management has become one of the most important treatment options for ureteral strictures.
Procedures used to diagnose pancreatic cysts typically include the use of endoscopic ultrasound fine needle aspiration (EUSFNA) and cytology, while procedures to diagnose biliary strictures involve the use of specialty endoscopes and catheters.
15) Malignant strictures are more likely to have abrupt and shelf- like margins and irregular or ulcerated mucosal surface (Figure 8).
The contract is for the supply of self-expanding metal stents to prosthetic esophageal strictures - 60 pcs.
In addition, spontaneous migration of SEMS for benign strictures occurs frequently, usually within the first month after insertion (6).
The Supera's high radial strength is uniquely suited for treating biliary strictures.
Speaking to journalists here yesterday, Yadav said that the court had passed adverse strictures against the senior officials of the state government for not discharging their duties sincerely and with responsibility in the matter of the dismissed cops.
Anastomotic diameters and strictures following esophagectomy and total gastrectomy in 256 patients.
choledocholithiasis, pancreaticobiliary strictures and dilatation.