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hemostat

 [he´mo-stat]
1. an instrument, such as a clamp, that stops hemorrhage by compressing a bleeding vessel.
Hemostat. From Dorland's, 2000.
2. a chemical or mechanical agent that stops hemorrhage from an open vessel.

he·mo·stat

(hē'mō-stat),
1. Any agent that arrests, chemically or mechanically, the flow of blood from an open vessel.
2. An instrument for arresting hemorrhage by compression of the bleeding vessel.

hemostat

/he·mo·stat/ (he´mo-stat)
1. a small surgical clamp for constricting blood vessels.
2. an antihemorrhagic agent.

hemostat

(hē′mə-stăt′)
n.
1. An agent, such as a chemical, that stops bleeding.
2. A clamplike instrument used to compress a blood vessel in order to reduce or arrest the flow of blood during surgery.

hemostat

an instrument used as a clamp that stops hemorrhage by compressing a bleeding vessel. See Halsted's forceps.

he·mo·stat

(hē'mō-stat)
1. Any agent that arrests, chemically or mechanically, the flow of blood from an open vessel.
2. An instrument for arresting hemorrhage by compression of the bleeding vessel.
Synonym(s): haemostat.

he·mo·stat

(hē'mō-stat)
1. Any agent that arrests, chemically or mechanically, the flow of blood from an open vessel.
2. An instrument for arresting hemorrhage by compression of the bleeding vessel.
Synonym(s): haemostat.

hemostat (hē´mōstat),

n a procedure or device that stops the flow of blood.

hemostat

1. a small surgical clamp for constricting blood vessels.
2. an antihemorrhagic agent.

Patient discussion about hemostat

Q. Can I have a MRI of the knee if I have hemostatic clips in the brain?(also called aneurysm clips)?

A. How about a CAT scan of the knee?, I wonder if it would be an appropriate diagnostic tool, I suspect problems with a lateral meniscus.

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Thrombin is a proven blood coagulation agent used on its own or in combination with other hemostats that has been estimated to be used in more than one million patients per year in the United States to help surgeons address intraoperative bleeding.
Hemostasis was achieved using: classic surgical procedures to achieve hemostasis (Group-I, n = 79), oxidized regenerated cellulose patch (Group-II, n = 86) and fibrin-based hemostat (Group-III, n = 87).
Based on geography the Hemostats market is segmented into geographical regions such as North & South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and, Middle East & Africa.
In my head, I went over all the names of the instruments (forceps, hemostats, clamps, scissors, needle holders, scalpels, probes, pickups, etc.
The EndoAvitene[TM] Collagen Hemostat is the only topical hemostat available in a preloaded endoscopic delivery system designed for use in all endoscopic procedures.
According to the company, the new the SURGICEL Powder Absorbable Hemostat powder version, which is comprised of oxidized regenerated cellulose (ORC), the same base material found in all SURGICEL products, offers quick adjunctive hemostatic coverage with an easy-to-use applicator.
The company said it will demonstrate the HemoStat WideCup at the JDDW 2016 Congress to be held in Kobe, Japan from 3 to 6 November 2016.
3] The so-called Emory technique uses a larger volume of local anesthetic (6 mL), an identically placed but longer incision (1 cm), and "vigorous disruption of tissue encapsulation" around the implant tips with the curved hemostat.
Millennium Research Group's European Markets for Surgical Hemostats, Internal Tissue Sealants, and Adhesion Barriers 2012 report includes procedure, unit, average selling price and revenue information, along with market drivers and limiters and competitive landscape for navigation platforms for surgical hemostats, internal tissue sealants and adhesion barriers in France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.
The site of the fistula is determined by placing a hemostat at the midline of the base of the tongue behind the circumvallate papillae and palpating it through the skin surface of the neck.
If the artery of the vas cannot be identified, a curved extra-delicate mosquito hemostat (eg, Miltex 7--10, Miltex Instrument Co, Inc, Lake Success, NY) is used to further stretch the constricting skin or tissue layers or both.
While the overall surgical hemostat market continues to grow, strong competition still exists from internal tissue sealants," said MRG Analyst Kyle Verleyen.