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(ˌtæmpɒˈneɪd) or


the use of a tampon to stop blood flow
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Noun1.tamponade - blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding)
blockage, obstruction - the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
cardiac tamponade - mechanical compression of the heart resulting from large amounts of fluid collecting in the pericardial space and limiting the heart's normal range of motion
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, tamponage
n. Fr. taponamiento, aplicación de tapones a una herida o cavidad para detener una hemorragia o absorber secreciones;
balloon ______ por balón insuflable;
cardiac ______ cardíaco, compresión aguda del corazón causada por un exceso de sangre acumulada en el pericardio.
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n taponamiento; cardiac — taponamiento cardíaco
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Moreno et al observed that tamponade existence in either right or left ventricle increased the survival rates in case of stabbing and shooting.6 The survival rates in the patients with cardiac tamponade were 73% but 11% in the patients without cardiac tamponades.6-7-8 Other than four patients, 16 individuals who survived presented with cardiac tamponade findings in our study group.
Penetrating heart injury is potentially a life-threatening condition due to cardiac tamponade or exsanguinating hemorrhage.
Four cases of cardiac tamponade have been reported two to 24 hours after central venous catheterisation in patients subjected to major orthopaedic surgery (24) where the catheter tip had been either maintained in the atrium (in one patient) or repositioned into the SCV (in two patients) after initial chest X-ray control.