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Acting to arrest bleeding or hemorrhage.
A hemostatic device or agent.

[hemo- + Greek statikos, causing to stop; see static.]


(ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk)

1. arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic.
2. pertaining to stagnation of the blood.
3. a hemostatic agent or substance.

hemostatic, haemostatic

a styptic agent or substance. — hemostatic, haemostatic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hemostatic - tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
astringent - tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; "astringent cosmetic lotions"
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HemCon) has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a novel chitosan endoluminal hemostatic dressing that is able to be delivered by a catheter to control and prevent prostatic bleeding during prostatic surgery such as transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).
When these are inadequate or infeasible, topical hemostatic agents can be employed.
Perclot is a hemostat composed of absorbable polysaccharide granules and is intended for use in surgical procedures as an adjunctive hemostatic device when control of capillary, venular, and arteriolar bleeding by pressure, ligature, and other conventional means is ineffective or impractical.
In addition to meticulous surgical technique, methods to reduce blood loss during radical cystectomy can be categorized into topical hemostatic agents, systemic hemostatic agents and procedural hemostatic techniques.
5) In Vietnam, almost 40% of Soldiers who died of exsanguination had a source of bleeding that could possibly have been controlled by a hemostatic agent.
Knit-Pak is ideal to use in combination with a Hemodent[R] hemostatic agent or Traxodent[R] for tissue displacement and management prior to taking an impression.
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the surgical and histopathological hemostatic effects of topical Ankaferd blood stopper (ABS) on major arterial vessel injury related to elevated intra-arterial blood pressure in an experimental rabbit model.
The article by Arthur Siegel et al (Effect of Marathon Running on Inflammatory and Hemostatic Markers) is a study in bias, distortion and the art of pushing the proverbial square peg into the round hole.
patent covering the use of its FloSeal[R] Hemostatic Matrix Sealant and its Proceed[TM] Hemostatic Sealant, a configuration of FloSeal used for spinal applications.
said Monday it has recalled a solution imported from Denmark and shipped to pharmaceutical manufacturers for use in hemostatic products, which stem bleeding, because it could have become a source of mad-cow disease.
Of particular interest, this book includes a critical review of the hemostatic management of patients undergoing invasive bedside procedures.