Use of fibrin glue as a hemostatic in endoscopic sinus surgery.

@article{Vaiman2005UseOF,
  title={Use of fibrin glue as a hemostatic in endoscopic sinus surgery.},
  author={Michael Vaiman and Ephraim Eviatar and Nathan Shlamkovich and Samuel R Segal},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={2005},
  volume={114 3},
  pages={
          237-41
        }
}
Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS), especially when combined with turbinectomy and/or with submucous resection of the septum, may involve postoperative bleeding that might end with nasal packing. Nasal packing causes pain, rhinorrhea, and inconvenience and may not stop the postoperative bleeding. The aim of our study was to compare the hemostatic properties of the second-generation surgical sealant Quixil (Crosseal) with those of nasal packing in ESS. We performed a prospective randomized trial in… CONTINUE READING
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