hemostat hemostat

Definition(s):

  • (n) a surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel

Usage(s):

  • It persisted; more than two years later, an X ray revealed why: Everard's surgeon had failed to remove a hemostat, or surgical clamp, which had lodged in his patient's abdominal .

News

  1. Bard Acquires Hemostat Supplier Medafor - Analyst Blog

    Bard Acquires Hemostat Supplier Medafor - Analyst Blog
    on August 21, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. C.R. Bard to Acquire Medafor for up to $280 Million

    Medafor develops and supplies plant-based hemostatic agents        
    on August 20, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. C.R. Bard to acquire Medafor for $200 million

    C.R. Bard, the medical device maker, is buying privately-held Medafor Inc. for $200 million. Medafor makes Arista MPH Hemostat, a hemostatic agent that helps stop bleeding. C.R. Bard said Monday that the ...
    on August 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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