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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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founded in 2001, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative technologies for hemostatic devices for the control of bleeding resulting from trauma or surgery.
One study found that commercial insurance was associated with topical hemostatic agent use during gynecologic surgery (J.
Perclot is intended for use in surgical procedures as an adjunctive hemostatic device when control of capillary, venular, and arteriolar bleeding by pressure, ligature, and other conventional procedures is ineffective or impractical.
A small number of surgeons routinely administered systemic hemostatic agents, with only 1 (4%) ever using factor VII, 3 (12%) ever using desmopressin, 3 (12%) ever using tranexamic acid, and none ever using aminocaproic acid (Table 3).
The US Army's goal is for each Soldier to carry a hemostatic agent, but research should be conducted to determine the most efficacious and cost effective agent.
Correction of hemostatic abnormalities by preprocedure blood components reduces the risk of bleeding at the time of the procedure.
GuardIVa is the only IV site dressing on the market that is indicated for control of surface bleeding thanks to HemCon's proprietary hemostatic agent, microdispersed oxidized cellulose.
a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative technologies for hemostatic devices for the control of bleeding resulting from trauma or surgery.
Hemostatic agents have been investigated in multiple animal studies, including liver and complex groin injuries.
produces hemostatic gauze, derived from regenerated oxidized cellulose, which is all natural and designed to absorb exudate/drainage from superficial wounds and helps control bleeding.
Delivery of dressing materials and hemostatic and operational transparencies - 12 packages (detailed description of range - quantitative subject of the contract includes terms of reference).