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1. The production of hemostasis by use of the angiotribe.
2. The use of an angiotribe to arrest hemorrhage.

An angiotribe is an exceedingly strong forceps in which pressure is applied by means of a screw; the instrument is used to crush tissue containing an artery in order to control hemorrhage from the vessel.

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