haemostasis


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haemostasis

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hemostasis

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haemostasia

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hemostasia

n
1. (Medicine) the stopping of bleeding or arrest of blood circulation in an organ or part, as during a surgical operation
2. (Pathology) stagnation of the blood
[C18: from New Latin, from haemo- + Greek stasis a standing still]

hemostasis, haemostasis

the stoppage of bleeding or cessation of the circulation of the blood; stagnation of the blood in a part of the body. Also hemostasia, haemostasia.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haemostasis - surgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
stop, stoppage - the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
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These include a prospective, global, multi-centre, open label, non-randomised study of patients 12 to 65 years of age; a prospective, uncontrolled, open label, multi-centre study of patients 12 years of age and younger; and a study of perioperative control of haemostasis with interim study results from 15 patients with severe haemophilia A undergoing surgical procedures.
Haemostasis is a physiological process that stops blood loss at the site of injury, while maintaining normal blood flow in the rest of the circulation.
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Senior Scientist in charge of the haemostasis component of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs located at St Leonards Sydney.
The research, published in the journal Thrombosis and Haemostasis, found that a daily 180 mcg dose of the MK-7 version of K2 reduced arterial stiffness in healthy postmenopausal women over the course of the three-year study.
Natural haemostasis includes a variety of physiological events by which bleeding stops in case of vascular injury.
In modern medicine it has been estimated that some 85% of surgical procedures utilise electrosurgery (AKA Diathermy) in some form for either tissue dissection or haemostasis.
Thyroid surgery can be performed safely with the appropriate technique, meticulous haemostasis and precise knowledge of the anatomy.
Adding further to the confusion, World Health Organization guidelines state that estrogen-containing contraceptives confer "an unacceptable health risk" during anticoagulant therapy for VTE, but the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis recommends that women diagnosed with VTE continue oral contraceptive and estrogen-replacement hormonal therapy until they discontinue anticoagulant therapy "because any prothrombotic effect of hormonal therapy is likely to be suppressed by therapeutic-intensity anticoagulation," the investigators noted.