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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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21) In our study, most of our cases were performed with balloon dilators without any failure.
Davidoff and associate in their study showed that by using balloon dilator they found that the chance of renal haemorrhage was less.
Nephrostomy tract dilation using a balloon dilator in percutaneous renal surgery: Experience with 95 cases and comparison with the fascial dilator system.
Amplatz-assisted serial dilators have currently been shown to be superior to balloon dilators in a large multicentre international study.
Here, viscerotomy was created by maximum distension of CRE balloon dilator with normal saline.
The CRE Wireguided Balloon Dilator is made of the Pebax material and is designed to deliver three distinct, pressure-controlled diameters in a single balloon, allowing gradual dilation of strictures.
Three types of dilators are available: Amplatz fascial dilator, telescopic metal dilator, and balloon dilator.
A balloon dilator can also be used to open the lumen so other procedures can be performed, such as biopsies or stent placement.
Dual Lumen Rectal Abdominal Balloon Catheter 9fr,Laparoscopic Strile & Disposable suction irrigation cannula with trumpet value 5 mm,Absorbable Hemostat Powder - Microporous Polysaccharide Hemosphere with applicator in single sterile Pack - 1 gm,Absorbable Hemostat Powder - Microporous Polysaccharide Hemospher with applicator in single sterile Pack - 3 gm,Ureteral Balloon Dilator catheter 3.
We used a balloon dilator to create the retroperitoneal space and left the inflated balloon for a few minutes to achieve a hemostasis.
Controlled radial expansion balloon dilator, multistage with diameter 6-8 mm, 240 cm,balloon length atleast 5.
A skin incision was made and the tract was dilated using a balloon dilator and the nephroscope sheath was inserted.