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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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Efficacy and safety of TachoSil as haemostatic treatment versus standard suturing in kidney tumour resection: a randomised prospective study.
The use of haemostatic agents does not impact the rate of hemorrhagic complications in patients undergoing partial nephrectomy for renal masses.
In the light of the above-mentioned data, this study aimed to investigate the in-vivo haemostatic effect of ABS on warfarin-induced and heparin-induced bleeding model in rats.
Purpose of the present study was to evaluate the haemostatic effect of ABS on warfarin and heparin-induced rat bleeding models.
Use of haemostatic matrix to arrest a massive obstetric haemorrhage from a posterior vaginal wall haematoma.
Use of FloSeal haemostatic gel in massive obstetric haemorrhage: a case report.
The criteria for the idealness of haemostatic agents include the ability to stop haemorrhage from making large arteries or veins actively bleed within two minutes of application; being ready to use with no requirement for on-site preparation; the ability to deliver and act through a pool of blood; being risk-free; causing no further tissue injury; having no negative impact on the wound; having no risk of viral disease transmission; being easy to use for the casualty, medical staff, and nonmedical first responders; being lightweight and durable; having wide temperature storage capabilities (ideally -10 to +55[degrees]C); having a minimum of two years shelf-life; and being inexpensive [1-3].
Tannins have been implicated in the haemostatic activity of plants where they arrest bleeding from damaged or injured vessels by precipitating proteins to form vascular plugs (10).