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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

(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.

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.

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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Browse 34 Market Data Tables and 38 Figures spread through 150 Pages and in-depth TOC on "Hemostasis & Tissue Sealing Agents Market"- by Product Type (Topical Hemostats & Adhesives & Tissue Sealing Agents), by End User (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers & Home Care Settings) and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) - Global Forecast to 2025
"HemaQuell Hemostat will stop bleeding as soon as it is applied to cut or damaged bone surfaces and is completely resorbed in 2 -7 days," noted Robert Mart, Vice-President of WNDM Medical.
Both products complement and broaden Baxter's existing surgical portfolio of hemostats and sealants.
PREVELEAK augments Baxter's portfolio of complementary hemostats, sealants, and tissue products used in cardiovascular and other surgeries, offering surgeons additional products to address patients' varying needs.
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).
I make sure I tell my students this story; they get a kick out of it and I know they will always remember that a "mosquito" when spoken in medical terms, is a hemostat or clamp used for hemostasis.
hemostat is used in the medical profession: it has handles like metal
In addition to CoSeal(tm) surgical sealant, Cohesion Technologies has also developed CoStasis(tm) surgical hemostat, a liquid sprayable gel used to stop or control surgical bleeding.
A dorsal slit is prepared by estimating approximately two thirds the distance from the preputial ring to the corona, crushing the foreskin in the anterior midline with a straight hemostat (Figure, top row, left):then dividing it with small scissors (top row, middle).
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 20, 2018-Baxter Closes Acquisition of Hemostat and Sealant Products from Mallinckrodt
Baxter (BAX) is committed to advancing surgical innovation and announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of two hemostat and sealant products from Mallinckrodt (MNK) Recothrom Thrombin topical is the first and only stand-alone recombinant thrombin and Preveleak Surgical Sealant is used in vascular reconstruction.