Fibrin sealant.

@article{Martinowitz1996FibrinS,
  title={Fibrin sealant.},
  author={Uri P. Martinowitz and Renato Saltz},
  journal={Current opinion in hematology},
  year={1996},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={
          395-402
        }
}
Fibrin sealant consists of fibrinogen and thrombin solutions, which generate a crosslinked fibrin clot in a process that mimics the last stage of the physiologic coagulation system. Fibrin sealants have been used widely in Europe in the past two decades for hemostasis, sealing, and as a vehicle for drugs and growth factors, and as a biologic glue. This review discusses the various types of fibrin sealants (autologous, homologous, commercial), their composition, mechanism of action, functional… CONTINUE READING

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