haemostat

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haemostat

(ˈhiːməʊˌstæt; ˈhɛm-) or

hemostat

n
1. (Surgery) a surgical instrument that stops bleeding by compression of a blood vessel
2. (Surgery) a chemical agent that retards or stops bleeding
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Noun1.haemostat - a surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel
surgical instrument - a medical instrument used in surgery
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Valley Cottage, NY, June 30, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Demand for hemostats in India will be worth 56.7 Mn in 2016, up from US$ 54.1 Mn in 2015.
Ethicon's surgical technologies and solutions include sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats.
The convenient design make the brush ideal for cleaning surgical instruments, including the serrations and box lock areas of hemostats, needleholder jaws, scissors and orthopedic instruments.
These types of severe clinical situations are well adapted for the ClotFoam technology because of it's self-expanding and non-compressible hemostatic action, unlike common hemostats available in the operating room today.
The product is expected to compete for temporary surgical bleeding control with hemostats like Surgicel by Ethicon, Gelfoam by Pfizer and fibrin sealants and glues, while also reducing the need for passive blood-absorbing lap-pads and dressings that can be challenging to track during surgical procedures.
Bard, Inc., in Cranston, RI, currently markets a highly versatile product line of hemostats designed to control bleed in all surgical applications.