Sengstaken

Seng·sta·ken

(seng'stā'kĕn),
Robert W., 20th-century U.S. neurosurgeon. See: Sengstaken-Blakemore tube.
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Treatment options of AUGIB were collected as follows: endoscopic therapy (i.e., band ligation, sclerotherapy, and histoacryl), Sengstaken Blackmore tube, somatostatin and/or octreotide, blood transfusion, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), and surgery.
Sengstaken, and the first Chairman of the Heat Transfer Division, in 1941, was E.D.
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
OLSON, LE., ROPER, RJ., SENGSTAKEN, CL., PETERSON, EA., AQUINO, V., GALDZICKI, Z., SIAREY, R., PLETNIKOV, M., MORAN, TH.
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.
In 394 (87.9%) patients, control of variceal bleeding using endoscopic intervention alone was regarded as adequate haemostasis; in 8 (1.8%) 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.
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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