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Balloon Dilatation

Known as: Ballonet, A pallone, ballooning 
An endoscopic therapeutic procedure in which a balloon device is used to dilate a narrowed lumen.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2019
Review
2019
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is estimated to afflict approximately 1 billion individuals worldwide. In a subset of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is a common liver disease that can progress to cirrhosis. Currently, there is no… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND No pharmacologic therapy has conclusively proved to be effective for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by hepatic steatosis in the absence of a history of significant alcohol… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND & AIMS In nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the distinction between steatosis and steatohepatitis (NASH) and… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Fatty liver disease that develops in the absence of alcohol abuse is recognized increasingly as a major health burden. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS This prospective study evaluates the role of radiological modalities in establishing the diagnosis of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Abstract OBJECTIVES To determine the clinical features of a novel heart syndrome with transient left ventricular (LV) apical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND & AIMS The spectrum of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ranges from fatty liver alone to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Twenty two patients (four men, 18 women, mean age 56 years, range 21 to 88 years) with a history of rheumatic mitral stenosis… Expand
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