Topical thrombin and control of wound haematoma.


The frequency of wound haematoma was investigated in 45 prophylactically heparinised patients undergoing abdominal surgery. Thrombin was applied locally to the wound in 15 patients, and in these patients wound haematoma was significantly less common than in the controls.

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@article{Jasani1977TopicalTA, title={Topical thrombin and control of wound haematoma.}, author={Bharat Jasani and D C Baxter-Smith and Liam Donaldson and Arul Selvam and G. S. Sokhi}, journal={Lancet}, year={1977}, volume={2 8033}, pages={332-3} }