Sengstaken

Seng·sta·ken

(seng'stā'kĕn),
Robert W., 20th-century U.S. neurosurgeon. See: Sengstaken-Blakemore tube.
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Sengstaken, and the first Chairman of the Heat Transfer Division, in 1941, was E.
Failure to arrest bleeding by sclerotherapy was managed by placement of a Sengstaken Blakemore tube (SSBT).
70 sclerosis, mean Median (range) 22 (3-59) 13 (3-52) SSBT 0 3 Co-existent gastric varices 13 9 EHPVO = extrahepatic portal vein obstruction; SSBT = Sengstaken Blakemore tube.
Sengstaken EA, King SA 1993 The problems of pain and its detection among geriatric nursing home residents Journal of the American Geriatric Society 41 (5) 541-544
A commercially available balloon or a Sengstaken Blakemore oesophageal catheter can be used.
Sengstaken and King (1993) found that physicians were able to identify pain in 43% of communicative patients but only 17% of non-communicative nursing home residents.
We agree with Drs King and Sengstaken that the tricyclic antidepressants generally are much less expensive than the newest antidepressants.
8%) variceal bleeding was profuse and visibility obscured, preventing safe endoscopic intervention and a Sengstaken balloon tube was inserted to control bleeding, followed by repeat endoscopy 12 hours later.
Founded by husband-and-wife team Dave and Kerri Sengstaken, Style West is a marketing and distribution company based in surf-side Oxnard, California.
If patient is haemodynamically unstable, in shock, then sengstaken tube is passed through the nose and different bulbs are inflated with specific pressure.
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6) minor treatments such as: lumbar puncture, puncture of pleural and peritoneal, the assumption of a gastric tube, probe Sengstaken, arterial cannulation,