Collagen patch coated with fibrin glue components. Treatment of suture hole bleedings in vascular reconstruction.

@article{Czerny2000CollagenPC,
  title={Collagen patch coated with fibrin glue components. Treatment of suture hole bleedings in vascular reconstruction.},
  author={Martin Czerny and Frauke Verrel and Heinz Weber and Norbert M{\"u}ller and L Kircheis and Werner Lang and Bernd Manfred Steckmeier and Wolfgang Trubel},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={553-7}
}
BACKGROUND Bleeding from suture holes during vascular reconstruction, particularly when polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) prostheses are used, is still a problem which can lead to intraoperative delay and increased blood loss. The aim of this prospective, randomised, open, controlled multicentre study was to evaluate whether the use of a new local haemostyptic would reduce intraoperative blood loss and the time to haemostasis. METHODS Thirty patients received a new haemostyptic (TachoComb H… CONTINUE READING

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