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  • Cardiac tamponade, also known as pericardial tamponade, is an emergency condition in which fluid accumulates in the pericardium (the sac in which the heart is enclosed) Cardiac tamponade occurs when the pericardial space fills up with fluid faster than the pericardial sac can stretch. — “Cardiac tamponade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Tamponade is a condition of blood flow stoppage into a blood vessel by a constriction of the vessel by an outside force. There can, however, be disastrous consequences when tamponade occurs as a result of health problems, as in the case of cardiac tamponade. — “Tamponade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Balloon tamponade is considered a bridge to more definitive treatment modalities, and is usually administered in the Emergency Department or in the intensive-care unit setting, due to the illness of patients and the complications of the procedure. — “Balloon tamponade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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