What is another word for sengstaken-blakemore tube?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛŋste͡ɪkənblˈe͡ɪkmɔː tjˈuːb] (IPA)

The Sengstaken-Blakemore tube, also known as the SBT tube, is a medical device used to stop bleeding in the esophagus or stomach. There are several synonyms for this device, including the esophageal balloon tamponade, gastric balloon tamponade, and Blakemore tube. Another variation of this device is the Minnesota tube, which is used specifically for cases of esophageal varices (enlarged veins). In addition to these synonyms, there are also different types of balloon tamponade devices used for similar purposes, such as the Linton-Nachlas tube and the Foley catheter balloon tamponade. While these devices may differ in design and application, they all aim to achieve the same goal of stopping esophageal or gastric bleeding.

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What are the hypernyms for Sengstaken-blakemore tube?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Medical tube, esophageal tube, gastric tube.

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