dilatation


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dil·a·ta·tion

 (dĭl′ə-tā′shən, dī′lə-)
n.
Dilation.

dil′a·ta′tion·al adj.

dil•a•ta•tion

(ˌdɪl əˈteɪ ʃən, ˌdaɪ lə-)

also dilation



n.
1. a dilated formation or part.
2. an abnormal enlargement of an organ, aperture, or canal of the body.
3.
a. an enlargement made in a body aperture or canal for surgical or medical treatment.
b. a restoration to normal patency of an abnormally small body opening or passageway.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Old French) < Latin]
dil`a•ta′tion•al, adj.

dilatation

The expanding or enlarging of a part of the body. See D C.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dilatation - the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
tympanites - distension of the abdomen that is caused by the accumulation of gas in the intestines or the peritoneal cavity
ectasia, ectasis - dilatation or distension of a hollow organ
varicocele - dilatation of the veins associated with the spermatic cord in the testes
2.dilatation - the act of expanding an aperture; "the dilation of the pupil of the eye"
enlargement, expansion - the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
vasodilation - dilation of blood vessels (especially the arteries)
mydriasis - reflex pupillary dilation as a muscle pulls the iris outward; occurs in response to a decrease in light or certain drugs
Translations

dilatation

, dilation
nAusdehnung f, → Erweiterung f; (of pupils)Erweiterung f; dilatation and curettageDilation und Kürettage f (spec), → Ausschabung f

dil·a·ta·tion

n. dilatación, aumento o expansión anormal de un órgano u orificio.
References in classic literature ?
For as her murderous perspective, before the doing of the deed, however subtle the precautions for its commission, would have been closed up by a gigantic dilatation of the hateful figure, preventing her from seeing any consequences beyond it; and as those consequences would have rushed in, in an unimagined flood, the moment the figure was laid low--which always happens when a murder is done; so, now she sees that when he used to be on the watch before her, and she used to think, "if some mortal stroke would but fall on this old man and take him from my way!" it was but wishing that all he held against her in his hand might be flung to the winds and chance-sown in many places.
Vela et al have reported incidence of perforation up to 5%.22 Difficulty in maintaining the balloon in position at LES during the procedure is considered potential risk factor for perforation23 but we did not encounter this complication on first dilatation. Others have reported higher risk of perforation with 35 mm balloon than a 30 mm balloon.24 Minor problems of gastro esophageal reflux were seen in 52 patients (9.7%) in our study, managed with antireflux measures, whereas others reported up to 15-35%.25 A meta-analysis of 24 studies of 1144 patients reported in 2009 by the same authors, with a mean follow-up of almost three years, using Rigiflex pneumatic balloon dilator showed, good to excellent symptom relief in 74 to 90% of patients using 30, 35 and 40 mm balloons, respectively.25
The Sapphire NC Plus balloon dilatation catheter is a true non-compliant balloon featuring TiFo (tight fold) folding of the balloon material for enhanced crossability in the tightest lesions, Hydro-X coating for improved lubricity and passability, and an enhanced distal tip which allows for smooth lesion entry.
Dilatation and/ or torsion of caecum is common in cattle because apex of caecum is devoid of mesentry.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 7, 2017-OrbusNeich reports launch of coronary dilatation catheters, marking its official entry into the US market
[1-3] The goals of management are to relieve dysphagia, ensure adequate nutrition for growth and development, and to prevent aspiration pneumonia and recurrence of the stricture by oesophageal dilatation, stenting, or replacement surgery.
[3], [4] Dilatation of an affine plane A = (P, L, I) called a its collineation [delta] such that
(1) In one-third of patients, BAV is associated with significant valvular disease (aortic stenosis and regurgitation), aortic root, ascending aorta, and arch complications (dilatation and/or aneurysm of the aortic root, ascending aorta).
All of cellular hyperplasia, goblet cell hypertrophy and degeneration, leukocytic infiltration, ciliary loss and degeneration, edema, and vascular dilatation were evaluated by two histologists blinded to group status.
Laboring mothers were monitored in bed till full dilatation of cervix.
Previously infections and urethral injuries were the common causes but now iatrogenic trauma, including inflammation from use of latex catheter is the leading cause of urethral stricture formation.2 The different treatment options include urinary diversion, dilatation of the urethra, endoscopic urethrotomy with and without clean intermittent self catheterization, and open surgical repair.3
Herein, we present a brain abscess that developed after esophageal dilatation for the treatment of induced caustic esophageal strictures.