nasal tampon


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nasal tampon

A tampon used to compress bleeding blood vessels in the nose.
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The nasal tampons were removed 48 hours postoperatively.
A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing the use of merocel nasal tampons and BIPP in the control of acute epistaxis.
Therefore, an inflatable nasal tampon was inserted into the patient's right naris.
(9) However, the present report represents the first published case of pneumocephalus after placement of an inflatable nasal tampon.
A safe and well-tolerated alternative to standard postnasal packing for applying pressure to the adenoid pad is placement of nasal tampons. In this article, we describe our simple technique for placing these tampons.