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Colon Straightening Technique

Using DiLumen™ to Limit Colon Looping

DiLumen™ can help reduce the length of the colon, by reducing looping in the Sigmoid and/or Transverse Colon. Implement the following steps to straighten the colon:

  • When approaching the sigmoid, or any curved section of the colon:

— Stop advancing
— Inflate the AB, gently retract DiLumen™
— Deflate the AB and advance DiLumen™ using a with gentle forward pressure


Watch video of the technique.