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Am J Surg. 2001 Aug;182(2 Suppl):8S-14S.

Commercial fibrin sealants in surgical care.

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Department of Surgery, University of Florida School of Medicine, Box 100286, Gainesville, Florida 32610-0286, USA. spotnitz@surgery.ufl.edu

Abstract

Fibrin sealants can be a valuable adjunct to surgical procedures. A variety of commercial products have been developed. Specific uses include hemostasis, tissue sealing, and even drug delivery. This review summarizes the components, mechanism of action, and clinical uses of fibrin sealants in modern surgical care.

PMID:
11566471
DOI:
10.1016/s0002-9610(01)00771-1
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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