clotting agent

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clotting agent

[ˈklɒtɪŋˌeɪdʒənt] Nagente m coagulante
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The announcement was welcomed by campaigners who have been pressing for an inquiry into the import of the clotting agent Factor VIII from the US.
They needed regular treatment with a clotting agent Factor VIII, which is made from donated blood.
The UK imported supplies of the clotting agent Factor VIII from the US, some of which turned out to be infected and much of the plasma used to make the product came from donors like prison inmates in the US, who sold their blood.
In my case, if the call handler had sent me to the hospital sooner they could have given me the clotting agent earlier.
Aleeysha needs regular injections of the blood clotting agent Factor Eight and visits to hospital to check her bone marrow levels.
Factor VIII is a clotting agent produced by endothelial tissue and normally present in measurable quantities in the blood.
According to the Sydney Rooney, leader of the biomedical engineering student team, the new battlefield treatment is needed as tourniquets and medicated gauze pads with a clotting agent are difficult to apply effectively to deep wounds at these junctional body sites, which made them come up with a foam injection system that fills the wound area and blocks the blood loss.
Hammond and former graduate student Anita Shukla (now a postdoctoral researcher at Rice University) used the technology to develop a coating that contains thrombin, a clotting agent found in blood, that they applied to a special gelatin sponge manufactured by Denmark-based company Ferrosan Medical Devices A/S.
The British patients were injected with an intact version of the human gene for the clotting agent known as Factor IX.
The 28-year-old, from Plymouth said: "I administered a blood clotting agent and applied pressure and a field dressing to stem the bleeding and protect from infection.
Capt George Shipman, 28, of 29 Commando Royal Artillery, who was leading the patrol, injected a blood clotting agent and applied a field dressing.
New experiments from The Rockefeller University, building on a paper published earlier this year, show how amyloid-Beta interacts with a clotting agent in the blood, increasing blood clots that are harder than usual to break down and starving neurons of their regular supply of oxygen.