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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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He said an autopsy revealed that the cause of death was cardiac tamponade due to ruptured aortic dissection and the case had been classified as sudden death without any criminal element involved.
These include: 1) progressive uterine devascularization, 2) uterine compression sutures, and 3) intrauterine balloon tamponade. One caveat is that there is very little high-quality evidence from randomized trials to compare the efficacy or outcome of these uterine-sparing surgical interventions.
PPV is performed usually with an internal tamponade like silicone oil, gas and heavy silicone oil.
We introduce a simple yet effective technique in we used Merocel Tamponade for flap stabilization and left them for 72 hours.
Large masses may cause compressive complications like superior vena cava syndrome, tracheal obstruction, and pericardial effusions (with or without tamponade)1.More than two-thirds with T-LL have bone marrow involvement at presentation2.
That nursing "sixth sense" has now been quantified with the help of the Rothman Index, a tool authored by two brothers whose mother died from an undiagnosed cardiac tamponade. The Rothman Index is a commercial product that uses data from an electronic health record to alert nurses about lab values, vital signs, cardiac rhythms and key indicators when a problem is developing and before it is too late.
In this case we used a novel technique of C3F8 pneumatic tamponade and prone positioning to displace dense sub-ILM hemorrhage with minimal intervention to avoid the potential risk of pars plana vitrectomy surgery in a young patient.
Objective: To determine the success rate of intrauterine balloon tamponade versus B Lynch suture in the management of severe postpartum hemorrhage.
Type A IMH is associated with a higher rate of pericardial hemorrhage and tamponade than type A AAD (1).
Unfortunately, he was complicated with bilateral basal ganglion infarction, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, and even recurrent cardiac tamponade which needed pericardiocentesis at both 1 and 8 months after surgical operation.
A specific problem addressed by our study is cardiogenic shock due to cardiac tamponade. Pericardial tamponade is one of the most dreadful complication of cardiac surgery and invasive cardiology.