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Absorbable Gelatin Sponge


Absorbable Gelatin Sponge

Item Code : 6007

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 White, pliable, light & insoluble in water it is capable of absorbing approximately forty times its weight of well-       agitated oxalated whole blood or fifty times of water

  When applied to bleeding surface in amounts sufficient to cover the area it rapidly controlscapillary and venous  bleeding, forming a stable adherent coagulum. It can also be used in surgery of the larger vessels upon                    application of the proper surgical techniques

  When left is situ controls recurrent hemorrhages without causing foreign body reactions

  Favors the process of tissue and when implanted in tissue is completely absorbed in 3-6 weeks, depending              upon the quantity used and the type of tissue in which it is placed. It leaves only a slight amount of scar tissue

  Is compatible with antibodies when desired the sponge may be immersed in aqueous solutions of penicillin or            streptomycin

  Haemostatic action of the sponge is dependent upon its proteins and physical properties. In those cases                    where the amounts of prothrombinnoid are sufficient, the absorbable gelatin sponge should be moistened with            sterile thrombin solution

  Useful in Dental Surgery, Malignancy, Abdominal Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Genito-Urinary          Surgery, Anorectal Surgery, Gynecologic Surgery, OtolaryngologicalSurgery



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