noun. blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding).
Example sentences of the word cardiac-tamponade
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When low platelet levels occur as result of administration of blood-thinning medication, such as heparin, cardiac tamponade may result 3.
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But it can become overwhelmed quickly and develop a condition called cardiac tamponade.
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This condition, called cardiac tamponade, can be caused by CHF, reports the U.S. National Library of Medicine.