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.
Silicone oil removal is usually performed at the time of cataract removal if no more tamponade is required or oil has caused complications.
Merocel provides firm yet nontraumatic tamponade effect causing effective approximation of mucosal flaps to underlying raw surface and surrounding tissue causing correct approximation of lacrimal and nasal mucosal flaps, hence desired and predicted healing is achieved.
He underwent minimally invasive intervention in the form of C3F8 tamponade with prone positioning, enabling full visual recovery within 7 days post-intervention.
Success was 67.31% in group A (intrauterine balloon tamponade) and 88.46% in group B (B Lynch suture) with p-value of 0.009, showing statistically significant difference between the two groups.
Imaging manifestations of cardiac tamponade include fattening of the walls of the right ventricle and/or atrium, straightening of the interventricular septum, a dilated inferior vena cava, and refux of intravenous contrast material into the inferior vena cava, azygos, and hepatic veins (Fig.
In our case, we tried to remove the localized tumor in an attempt to eliminate the source of hemorrhage and tamponade, but not for curative treatment.
Group 1 (n=6) served as sham-operated control, with the same surgical interventions, time-frame, and sampling as in group 2 (n=6) but without the induction of a tamponade. In both groups, the diaphragm was accessed through a median mini-laparotomy.
(2.) von Riedenauer WB, Cutsinger RW, Jing XL et.al.Posttraumatic pericardiobiliary fistula causing acute bilious pericardial tamponade. J Trauma.
Although there might be an asymptomatic period, if left untreated, the sharp nature of needles enables them to rapidly migrate through the tissues, leading to serious complications, including cardiac tamponade, hemothorax and pneumothorax; thus, delayed diagnosis is associated with poor outcome (1).
New Delhi [India], Jan 5 ( ANI ): Cardiac tamponade is a medical emergency in which blood or fluids fill the space between the sac that covers the heart and the heart muscle.
Compared to gas, air as an intraocular tamponade has a shorter absorption time in the eye, which means a shorter postoperative face-down time, more comfort for the patient, a lower probability of increased intraocular pressure, and a reduced possibility of concurrent cataracts.