topical hemostatic agent


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topical hemostatic agent

Any substance that can be applied to a wound or an incision to keep it from bleeding. Examples include adhesives derived from collagen or glutaraldehyde, cellulose-based products, fibrin sealants, hydrogels, and thrombin.
See also: agent
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Celox[TM] (MedTrade Products Ltd.) is a relatively new, non-toxic, resorbable, and a potent topical hemostatic agent that is proved to be invaluable, especially in warfare (4,5).
Bos, "In vitro analysis of polyurethane foam as a topical hemostatic agent," Journal of Materials Science, vol.
One study found that commercial insurance was associated with topical hemostatic agent use during gynecologic surgery (J.
Chitosan: a new topical hemostatic agent for diffuse capillary bleeding in brain tissue.

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