angiostrophy

angiostrophy

An obsolete technique in which the cut end of a blood vessel is twisted to achieve haemostasis.
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angiostrophy

(an″jē-os′trŏ-fē) [ angio- + Gr. strophē, twist]
The obsolete procedure of twisting of the cut end of a blood vessel to arrest bleeding.
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