Meaning of insufflation in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪnsəˈfleɪʃ(ə)n/


See insufflate

‘The overall success rate of air insufflation was greater than the overall success rate for metoclopramide.’
  • ‘In 1774, a medical doctor described a maneuver used to occlude the ‘gullet’ by applying pressure to the cricoid cartilage for preventing stomach insufflation when resuscitating near-drowning victims.’
  • ‘For patients not receiving narcotics, administering 10 mg of metoclopramide resulted in a higher success rate of postpyloric placement of feeding tubes than did air insufflation, although the difference was not significant.’
  • ‘Carbon dioxide insufflation is one cause of hypothermia and is one contributing factor to thermal loss, along with irrigation, room temperature, exposed body surface, procedure length, and patient age and medical condition.’
  • ‘This resulted in 15 to 20 ml of talc insufflation.’