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bleeder

 [blēd´er]
1. any blood vessel cut during surgery that requires clamping, cautery, or ligature.
2. slang term, now considered offensive, referring to a person who bleeds freely, especially one suffering from a condition in which the blood fails to clot properly, such as hemophilia.

bleed·er

(blēd'er),
1. Colloquialism for anyone suffering from hemophilia, Christmas disease, Osler disease, or another clotting disorder.
2. A blood vessel cut during a surgical procedure.

bleeder

(blē′dər)
n.
1. A person, such as a hemophiliac, who bleeds freely or is subject to frequent hemorrhages.
2.
a. Slang A blood vessel from which there is uncontrolled bleeding.
b. A blood vessel severed by trauma or surgery that requires cautery or ligature to arrest the flow of blood.
3. A person who draws blood from another; a phlebotomist.
Surgery
(1) An actively haemorrhaging patient
(2) A patient whose marrow has been ravaged by chemotherapy, and is thus highly susceptible to bleeding due to marked thrombocytopenia—e.g., < 10,000 platelets/mm3
(3) An overtly haemorrhaging blood vessel in an operative or endoscopic field
Vox populi Phlebotomist

bleeder

Surgery noun
1. An actively hemorrhaging Pt.
2. A Pt whose BM has been ravaged by chemotherapy, and is thus highly susceptible to bleeding due to marked thrombocytopenia–eg, < 10,000 platelets/mm3.
3. An overtly hemorrhaging blood vessel in an operative or endoscopic field. Cf 'Clotter' Vox populi Phlebotomist, see there.

bleed·er

(blē'dĕr)
1. A person with a hemorrhagic disease.
2. A blood vessel severed during surgery.

bleeder

1. A person with HAEMOPHILIA or other bleeding disorder.
2. A person unduly prone to bleed.
3. A surgeon's term for an artery cut during an operation.

bleed·er

(blē'dĕr)
A blood vessel cut during a surgical procedure.
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*Acute onset painless hematochezia; *Active bleeder over the distal rectum confirmed by an anoretractor and performance of suture ligation; *Increase in heart rate by > 20 beats per minute; and *Required blood transfusion; the blood transfusion amount was not restricted.
When the pack failed to control the epistaxis the patient would be taken to theatre for localisation of the bleeder and diathermy, or endoscopic sphenopalatine artery ligation.
Statistically, significant difference were also seen in the activity levels of [Na.sup.+], [K.sup.+]-(P<0.001) and [Mg.sup.2+]-dependant ATPases (P<0.01) among the bleeders and non-bleeders, whereas [Ca.sup.2+]-dependant ATPase did not show any significant difference (Table IV).
* The male-to-female ratio was 0.41-to-1 among the group as a whole, but 0.65-to-1 among the bleeders (p[less than]0.005).
You've probably seen someone attempt to stop a bleeder by "boiling" it for a long time with the tip of the cautery device submerged in blood.
But, Harrison cautions, "there is still a big fight going on" between the negotiators and the bleeders.
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The kit is applicable to all types of laparoscopic surgery including OB/GYN, urological, and bariatric procedures, as well as applications such as ligating abdominal wall bleeders and tacking up hernia mesh prior to final placement.
One or two brisk bleeders will often be encountered near the corners of the incision, and they must be suture-ligated with plain catgut (cautery is inadequate).
It includes the same deep-driving design with a .040-inch thick main blade and .027-inch thick bleeders sharp enough to shave hair right out of the package.