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Fundamentals of Surgical Hemostasis

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This chapter highlights methods for the safe management of blood vessels and for the control of bleeding vessels during traditional open operations. The principles described are the basis for mechanical hemostasis in any operation. They are evidence based in the collective experience of a handful of veteran surgeons.

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  • Hemostasis
  • Dissection
  • Ligation
  • Packing
  • Hepatic vein
  • Portal vein
  • Mesenteric vessels
  • Aortic occlusion
  • Pringle maneuver

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  1. 1.

    Frederic Eugene Basil Foley (1891–1966), American urologist

  2. 2.

    James Hogarth Pringle (1863–1941), Australian born Glasgow surgeon

  3. 3.

    William Ray Rumel (1911–1977), American cardiothoracic surgeon

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  1. Pringle JH. Notes on the arrest of hepatic hemorrhage due to trauma. Ann Surg. 1908;48:541–9.

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Deziel, D.J. (2018). Fundamentals of Surgical Hemostasis. In: Palazzo, F. (eds) Fundamentals of General Surgery. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75656-1_8

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