Efficacy of a novel hemostatic agent in animal models of impaired hemostasis.


This study evaluated the efficacy of a novel sprayable hemostat under both normal conditions and those of compromised coagulation. CoStasistrade mark Surgical Hemostat ("CoStasis"), containing collagen, thrombin, and autologous plasma, was compared to Instattrade mark collagen sponge, an investigational fibrin sealant, and a no treatment control, for the… (More)