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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In addition, the company has received an expansion of its SBIR Phase II grant to support additional seminal research into the development of new flowable, internal-use hemostatic formulations.
In Group-II and III, hemostatic agent should be considered in addition to the classic methods (ligature, bipolar electrocautery).
5 out of 8patients with hemostatic disorder gave previous history of operation, out of whom two (40%) had an episode of excessive postoperative bleeding, whereas similar episode was experienced by 27.
Hemostatic agents vary significandy in cost, but no comparative cost analyses exist.
The primary objective of this investigation will be to collect clinical data concerning the safety and efficacy of Perclot versus a similar marketed hemostatic device in multiple surgical disciplines when used as an adjunct to conventional means of achieving hemostasis such as pressure or ligature.
Topical hemostatic agents are frequently used by urologists (Table 3).
After one minute of hemorrhage, proximal pressure was applied to the transected femoral vessels, and 4 in by 4 in gauze was used to blot the blood from the wound per the hemostatic agent manufacturer's guidelines.
A good alternative is proper placement of a hemostatic suture, but it can sometimes be difficult to avoid incorporating the bladder or injuring or obstructing the nearby ureter.
An inert and inorganic mineral that has no known contraindications and accelerates the body's natural hemostatic process.
Alltracel Pharmaceuticals PLC, a Dublin-based company, took this technology and made it available over the counter at retail in the form of its Seal-On line of hemostatic products in 2004.
The research was a precursor to Alltracel's introduction of its Seal-On line of hemostatic first aid products this spring.