Tamponade

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Tamponade

 

a method of restraining hemorrhage, permitting the drainage of fluid, or isolating infected areas from healthy tissues during surgery by plugging a wound or body cavity with a gauze tampon, an omentum, or muscles.

Cardiac tamponade is a state of pathological compression of the heart generally resulting from an accumulation of blood in the pericardial cavity owing to a wound. The condition is treated by means of surgery.

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Balloon tamponade in the management of postpartum haemorhage: a review.
8%) patients, variceal bleeding persisted despite pharmacological and endoscopic therapy and balloon tamponade.
Placental site bleeding, if anticipated because it follows a placenta praevia or placenta accreta, could be treated with balloon tamponade.
In refractory epistaxis, the failure rate of posterior nasal packing, including packing with the use of a balloon tamponade, has been reported to be as high as 52%.
In a similar statement issued in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) along with the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) cited the use of the Bakri Postpartum Balloon to illustrate the importance of using balloon tamponade as a primary support tool to treat postpartum hemorrhage.
Non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG), Uniject prefilled injection system, and uterine balloon tamponade collectively form the postpartum hemorrhage treatment devices market.