Comparison of microporous polysaccharide hemospheres and Ankaferd Blood Stopper in a rabbit epistaxis model

@article{Yurtta2015ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of microporous polysaccharide hemospheres and Ankaferd Blood Stopper in a rabbit epistaxis model},
  author={Veysel Yurttaş and Murat Şereflican and Elçin Hakan Terzi and Gulzade Ozyalvaçlı and Hasan Kazaz},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2015},
  volume={273},
  pages={933-938}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the histopathological impact, effectiveness, and safety of two hemostatic agents, Ankaferd Blood Stopper (ABS) and microporous polysaccharide hemospheres (MPH), in an experimental rabbit epistaxis model. Rabbits were randomly assigned, using a computerized random number generator, to the following three groups of six animals: group 1 (control, irrigated with saline); group 2 (ABS-treated); and group 3 (MPH-treated). In all groups, a standardized rabbit… CONTINUE READING