hemostat

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hemostat

[′hē·mə‚stat]
(medicine)
An instrument to compress a bleeding vessel.
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Electrosurgery is by far the most common hemostatic technique used in cutaneous surgery due to its accessibility, multi-functionality, ease of use, low expense, and effectiveness.
Yoshino, "A chemical hemostatic technique for bleeding from malignant wounds," Journal of Palliative Medicine, vol.
Intraoperative bleeding can be frustrating to control, however, most bleeding stops eventually so many doctors don't spend a lot of time worrying about hemostatic techniques. But every once in a while, not mastering them comes back to bite you.