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"
References in periodicals archive ?
Rodeghiero, "Inconsistency of association between type 1 von Willebrand disease phenotype and genotype in families identified in an epidemiological investigation," Thrombosis and Haemostasis, vol.82,no.3,pp.1065-1070,1999.
Some papers use the clinical classification (clinical, aetiological, anatomical, and pathological (CEAP classification)) recommended by the International Consensus Committee on Chronic Venous Disease for evaluation of PTS [9], whileothershaveusedthe Villalta scale [10, 11], as recommended by the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis [12]oravarietyof other scoring systems [13-15].
Weitz, "Factor Xa or thrombin: is thrombin a better target?" Journal Thrombosis Haemostasis, vol.
KARACHI -- Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College (LNHMC) Karachi organized a 2-day Trainers' workshop on the theme of "Advanced Haemostasis in Surgery" This workshop is the first live animal workshop conducted in Karachi.
The trial received support from the University of Perugia, a grant-in-aid from Bayer HealthCare, and an Aventis Fellowship for Clinical Research from the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (to Dr.
Jian said that the company is pleased to include the Bioseal brand to its offering of haemostasis products in the Asian country.
However, in cases where sealing and/or haemostasis is desired and, especially in cases in which skin is dissected or elevated (like in dermatological procedures), surgeons may consider the adjuvant use of fibrin sealants.
The data is being presented today at the XXIII Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Kyoto, Japan.
Regarding the use of fabric for haemostasis, all the following are true except:
Research objective was to understand development mechanisms of non-developing I trimester pregnancy on the basis of studying frequency of polymorphic alleles in folate metabolism genes MTHFR C677T, MTHFR A1298C, MTRR A66G, MTR A2756G, homocysteine level, platelet and plasma haemostasis sections.
I can now suture, assist with and maintain haemostasis (stopping any bleeding), inject local anaesthetic before procedures, make incisions and excise moles, lumps and bumps etc.