Effectiveness of second-generation fibrin glue in endonasal operations.

  title={Effectiveness of second-generation fibrin glue in endonasal operations.},
  author={Michael Vaiman and Ephraim Eviatar and Samuel R Segal},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={126 4},
We evaluated the efficacy and safety of the Quixil fibrin sealant after its application to endonasal operative sites. A total of 153 patients underwent nasal surgery. The rate of hemorrhagic complications was compared in the group with nasal packing and in the group in whom fibrin glue was used to stop postoperative bleeding. Our results indicate that the application of Quixil fibrin glue to the operative sites in various endonasal operations provides effective hemostasis and sealing. This… CONTINUE READING
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