gelfoam


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gelfoam

[′jel ‚fōm]
(biochemistry)
Absorbable gelatin sponge partially insolubilized by crosslinking, used for arresting hemorrhage during surgery.
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There was minimal difference between the ablation zone dimensions of the non-metallic embolic agents (PVA particles, Histoacryl, Gelfoam and Embozenes) for both the two-probe and three-probe experiment.
During Examination under Microscope, Suction Clearance was done to clear all the residual Gelfoam. Proper evaluation of Graft, Neotympanum and Residual perforation was done.
Topical administration of a melatonin (20 mg/mL)-soaked gelfoam over the site of neurorrhaphy+intraperitoneal saline
It is controlled with direct pressure applied for several minutes, the use of processed gelatin (Gelfoam) or cellulose (Surgicel), sparing use of silver nitrate, or placement of a polyglycolic acid (Vicryl) 5-0 suture.
The middle ear was filled with gelfoam and then the graft was fixed under the anterior annular flap and the posterior tympanomeatal flap, and it is placed medial to the handle of malleus.
The pelvic angiogram revealed that the ectopic pregnancy was supplied mainly by the left uterine artery (Figure 2); however the ascending components of both uterine arteries were selected with a microcatheter and embolized with Gelfoam (9 cc for right and 6 cc for left, resp.).
We present a case of peristomal variceal hemorrhage that was successfully treated via direct percutaneous access of an engorged peristomal varix under ultrasound guidance and subsequent embolization with coils and Gelfoam to the feeding portal venous flow.
Uterine artery embolization (UAE) under conscious sedation was performed with Gelfoam suspension in contrast until each uterine artery was embolized to stasis and confirmed by angiogram.
She cauterizes the area, and sometimes will use a bit of an absorbable gelatin sponge (Gelfoam) as well.
The patented, ultra-soft GelFoam provides a comfortable fit and the highest noise reduction rating (NRR 27) among air-pressure reducing earplugs.
After obtaining the patient's consent, selective left uterine artery embolisation was performed with a mixture of Gelfoam and contrast media, followed by one stainless steel coil insertion.
Bilateral iliac arteries were embolized by an injection of 15 cc gelfoam. The procedure was completed in 45 minutes without any complications.