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Absorbable Gelatin Sponge

Absorbable Gelatin Sponge

Product Name : Absorbable Gelatin Sponge

Item Code : 6007

Features :

  • 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, genitourinary surgery, anorectal surgery, gynecologic surgery, otolaryngological surgery

Available Configuration:

  • Size available: 80 X 50 X 10 mm, 70 X 50 X 10 mm,  20 X 20 X 7 mm
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