199 - Dilation of a stenosis

199 – Dilation of Tracheal Stenosis

A dilation balloon full of saline solution, exerts circumferential pressure during dilation of a stenosis.

200 - Dilation of a stenosis

The appearance of the tracheal wall, edematous and congestive, can be appreciated after decompression of the elastic balloon.
Note the distance between the balloon and the mucosa as a result of the progressive dilation maneuver.

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