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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When using balloon tamponade during a CD, some experts recommend partially closing the transverse hysterotomy incision by placing sutures to close edges of the hysterotomy, followed by insertion of the balloon into the uterus and the stem through the cervix into the vagina.
Conclusion: This study concluded that success rate (stoppage of bleeding within 15 minutes) of B Lynch suture is better as compared to intrauterine balloon tamponade in the management of severe postpartum hemorrhage and should be used as first line procedure in controlling severe PPH.
Removal of placental products, suture of vaginal/cervical tears, balloon tamponade, repair of uterine tears at CD, and laparotomy for uterine compression sutures can be performed at all levels of hospital.
Patient was managed conservatively with blood transfusion, broad spectrum IV antibiotics and balloon tamponade was retained for 48 hours.
Blakemore, "Balloon tamponade for the control of hemorrhage from esophageal varices," Annals of Surgery, vol.
Ross, "Hemobilia following transhepatic biliary drainage: occlusion of an hepatoportal fistula by balloon tamponade," Radiology, vol.
Percutaneous management of angioplasty-related iliac artery rupture with preservation of luminal patency by prolonged balloon tamponade. J Vasc Interv Radiol 1998;9:81-83.
Non-pneumatic anti-shock garment, Uniject prefilled injection system, and uterine balloon tamponade collectively form the postpartum hemorrhage treatment devices market.
Uterine conservation methods employed after failure of medical treatment include balloon tamponade, uterine artery embolization, compression sutures and uterine or internal iliac artery ligation (8,10).
Uterine balloon tamponade for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage in resource-poor settings: a systematic review.
Bleeding gastric varices should be treated with octreotide and balloon tamponade followed with either a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt or surgery.
Different treatment strategies include injection Sclerotherapy, balloon tamponade, and variceal ligation.