For gastroenterologists, EZDilate provides efficient navigation through difficult anatomy, easier placement and positioning within the stricture
, and an accurate achievement of target diameters.
We prospectively studied 186 people with urethral stricture
Occasionally, however, an early adenocarcinoma may be recognized by nodularity or irregularity within a preexisting peptic stricture
29 - disposable balloons to expand the strictures
of the esophagus.
We expected to find an obstructive stricture
or cricopharyngeus muscle as the cause, but none was found upon barium swallow or endoscopic examination.
An additional feature is a Teflon(TM) coated polyester suture that enables removal from refractory benign strictures
for up to eight weeks, potentially saving patients from having to visit the hospital to undergo additional dilations to treat their stricture
Thirty-three adult male patients diagnosed with posterior urethral stricture
were included in this study.
A ring-like stricture
at the ostium of target coronary vein preventing left ventricular lead insertion
Due to his worsened renal function, a loopogram was performed and showed a stricture
4 cm proximal to the skin opening of the ileal conduit (see Fig.
formation in UC is a more intensive local manifestation of a process involving the entire thickness of the wall of the bowel.
Small bowel radiology is not always reliable in determining the presence of a stricture
and the functional patency of the small bowel, so it is necessary to identify the presence of any stricture
before using the Pillcam SB (formerly called the M2A video capsule) to perform capsule endoscopy.
In 1 patient in whom a late diagnosis was made 4 months after the onset of symptoms, a rectal tumorlike stricture