dilator

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dilator

[dī′lād·ər]
(physiology)
Any muscle, instrument, or drug causing dilation of an organ or part.
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EZDilate balloon dilator provides the following benefits to gastroenterologists:
The CRE Wireguided Balloon Dilator is constructed of Pebax to provide durability and flexibility, and is designed to gradually open strictures by delivering three distinct pressure-controlled diameters in a single balloon.
Otolaryngologists have used hydrostatic wire-guided controlled expansion balloon dilators specifically designed for pulmonary use for the purpose of tracheoplasty (7).
Cook Medical's line of Hercules([R]) 3 Stage Balloon dilators in both wire guided and non-wire guided versions provides access to the full GI tract.
ERCP devices: Biliary Balloon Dilators, Stone Lithotripters, Stone Removal Devices (balloons/ baskets), ERCP cannulae, Guidewires, Sphincterotomes
The Company will also offer hands-on demonstration sessions in its Simulated Clinical Endoscopy Suites and at its booth stations for the following products: WallFlex(R) Biliary, Esophageal and Enteral Stents, Polyflex(R) Esophageal Stents, Radial Jaw(R) 4 Biopsy Forceps, Resolution(R) Clip, CRE(TM) Balloon Dilators, the RX Biliary System(TM) and the EndoVive(R) Enteral Feeding initial placement and replacement devices.
The Company will also offer hands-on demonstration sessions in its Simulated Clinical Endoscopy Suite for the following products: WallFlex(R) Stents, Polyflex(R) Esophageal Stents, Radial Jaw(R) 4 Biopsy Forceps, Resolution(R) Clip, CRE(TM) Balloon Dilators and the RX Biliary System(TM).