hemostatic

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hemostatic

[¦hē·mə¦stad·ik]
(medicine)
An agent that arrests or checks bleeding, especially by shortening clotting time.
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The research covers tissue sealants (fibrin and synthetic) and topical haemostats (gelatine-based, collagen-based, thrombin-based, oxidized-regenerated cellulose-based and combination).
The demand for tissue sealants and topical haemostats products is directly proportional to the total number of surgical procedures performed," notes Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Brahadeesh Chandrasekaran.
Product innovation - such as sealants with drug-delivery applications or novel applicator systems that improve ease-of-use for surgeons - will further encourage the uptake of tissue sealants and topical haemostats.