Foreign bodies lodged in the esophagus should be removed endoscopically, but some small, blunt objects may be pulled out using a Foley catheter or bougie .
Bougienage was defined as advancement of a bougie dilator from the mouth to the stomach in an upright, nonsedated patient.
After the diverticulum is removed or suspended, the anesthesia care provider removes the bougie .
The anesthesia care provider takes special care to ensure the removal of all esophageal tubes during insertion of sizing tubes, such as bougie dilators.
Staining was present on many of the other instruments they examined as well, including four of five bougie tips and three of five Magill forceps.
In the past, surgeons used a rectal bougie to identify the rectum; however, this instrument no longer is used routinely.
The anesthesia care provider removed the bougie dilator.
In practice, I try to present myself as a resource they can use, for example using a bougie at a difficult intubation, where their protocols do not allow them such, or using ketorolac (unavailable to paramedics) for analgesia.
The use of bougies to remedy dysphagia caused by oesophageal stricture has been a standard treatment for centuries.
Patients are placed under local or general anesthesia and the stricture is dilated using a flexible gastroscope and Savary bougies .