Control of Bleeding
This chapter describes basic techniques for achieving hemostasis, including ligatures (“tying off”), suture ligature, hemostatic clips, electrocautery, and other mechanical methods. It briefly discusses topical hemostatic adjuncts. It introduces concepts essential for dealing with massive bleeding, either unexpected bleeding during an elective procedure or bleeding during laparotomy for trauma.
KeywordsFibrin Sealant Bleeding Vessel Oxidize Cellulose Vascular Clamp Splenic Flexure Mobilization
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