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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Professor Gregory Lip, cardiologist at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, has edited Clinical Studies with Thrombosis and Haemostasis since 2009, and won the international award after the journal was deemed to be 'going places.
Lisbeth Eischer said at the 24th Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis.
He said: "This research is hopefully going to benefit haemostasis medicine.
Southern African Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.
An ultrasound scan should ideally be performed the following day to confirm haemostasis.
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In contrast to the other more common causes of upper GI haemorrhage, the chance of successful endoscopic haemostasis is low in these cases [5, 7, 8].