Management of surgical hemostasis: topical agents.

  title={Management of surgical hemostasis: topical agents.},
  author={Bantayehu Sileshi and Hardean E. Achneck and Jeffrey Harold Lawson},
  volume={16 Suppl 1},
Intraoperative control of bleeding during any surgical procedure is vital for achieving a positive patient outcome. Hemostasis can be achieved through practical and effective systemic or topical approaches. A variety of hemostatic methods can be employed, ranging from simple manual pressure application with one finger to electrical tissue cauterization, systemic administration of blood products, and systemic administration or topical application of procoagulation agents. The key to surgical… CONTINUE READING


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