Techniques of splenic preservation using fibrin glue.


Fibrin glue (FG) was used to achieve hemostasis of 16 splenic injuries in 14 patients. The etiologies of injury included five gunshot wounds, two stab wounds, four iatrogenic injuries, and five patients with blunt splenic trauma. The intraoperative blood loss averaged 1.8 +/- 2.4 (SD) liters and patients were transfused 3 +/- 2 units of blood… (More)


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@article{Kram1990TechniquesOS, title={Techniques of splenic preservation using fibrin glue.}, author={H. B. Kram and T del Junco and Simon Richard Clark and Hugo Ocampo and William C. Shoemaker}, journal={The Journal of trauma}, year={1990}, volume={30 1}, pages={97-101} }