hemostat


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hemostat

[′hē·mə‚stat]
(medicine)
An instrument to compress a bleeding vessel.
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Trauma injury management involves critical operations, which requires controlling blood loss by application of topical hemostats or tissue sealing agents.
HemaQuell Hemostat is a new kind of water-soluble bone hemostat that controls bleeding from bone surfaces on application.
Target: Recothrom Thrombin, Prevaleak Surgical Sealant hemostat and sealant products
As a provider of advanced hemostats and sealants, Baxter is focused on identifying solutions to help meet surgeons' varying needs," said Wil Boren, president of Baxter's Advanced Surgery business." We are excited about the addition of RECOTHROM to help surgeons address less severe intraoperative bleeding and PREVELEAK to complement Baxter's existing portfolio of sealants for cardiovascular and other surgical specialties."
The patients were randomly divided into three groups (random sorting through a computerized list of patients), each of them employing a different means of hemostasis: in Group-I, classic surgical procedures were used to achieve hemostasis (ligatures and bipolar electrocauterization alone); in Group-II, oxidized regenerated cellulose patch (SurgicelA(r) cellulose-based hemostat 2.5x5 cm) was applied, whereas in Group-III, the fibrin-based hemostat (BeriplastA(r) P Combi-Set 1ml) was used.
The two free ends of the 4-0 nylon loop are clamped together with a small hemostat. The 1.1 mm Guide wire is then manually pulled through the first metatarsal in a medial direction using a hemostat or needle holder.
Well, I learned that day that a "mosquito" is another name for a clamp or hemostat. Now, I probably did read about this in my Medical Assistant book in school but did not retain this information.
Adult arabidopsis plants grown in pots containing a mixture of sand and vermiculite were mechanically wounded by crushing their leaves with a hemostat or by puncturing them with sterile needle.
Drew Mellen of Philadelphia starts with several strokes of the knife to pass through most of the myometrium and then pokes through the final few millimeters with a hemostat or his finger.
toilet with their bare hands, we recommend a large hemostat or tongs.
* Retrieve an earring that has disappeared into an inflamed or infected earlobe by injecting an anesthetic, then grasping the earring back with a hemostat.
Slick also makes a tungsten-carbide clamp (hemostat) with "egg crate" jaw inserts welded in the stainless frames that provide strong gripping power for removing hooks and crushing barbs.