oxidized cellulose


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oxidized cellulose

[′äk·sə‚dīzd ′sel·yə‚lōs]
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A routine use of an oxidized cellulose hemostatic agent has no advantage over conventional hemostasis according to this author.
Twenty-four (92%) reported using oxidized cellulose polymer (Surgicel), 11 (42%) using absorbable gelatin sponge (Gelfoam), 9 (35%) using gelatin and thrombin matrix (Floseal), and 3 (12%) using thrombin and fibrinogen (Tisseel).
Only one patient from the control group and another one from G (2) required hospital review for bleeding, which was easily controlled by application of absorbable oxidized cellulose pack and pressure with a gauze on the extraction site.
Small, thin, biodegradable, nonirritating film strips containing microdispersed oxidized cellulose, or m-doc, a patented, clinically proven, natural powdered hemostatic substance made from pure cotton, Seal-On Blotters quickly stop bleeding from minor wounds, scrapes, and razor nicks.
Contract notice: Pa 2018-0-67 hemostatic dressing regenerated oxidized cellulose