oxidized cellulose


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oxidized cellulose

[′äk·sə‚dīzd ′sel·yə‚lōs]
(materials)
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van de Ven, "Highly charged nanocrystalline cellulose and dicarboxylated cellulose from periodate and chlorite oxidized cellulose fibers," Cellulose, vol.
Urgent laparotomy is indicated for vital indications, with hemostasis by ligature (uterine or internal iliac artery ligation), oxidized cellulose, or rarely hysterectomy, thereby respecting maternal age, parity, site and intensity of bleeding, shock development (2), as in the case of uncontrolled bleeding presented.
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.
The items employ a patented technology developed by Alltracel called m*doc, for microdispersed oxidized cellulose, which a company spokesman describes as a clinically proven, effective and inexpensive hemostat based on proven coagulant treatments used in operating and emergency rooms for over 40 years.
Alltracel Pharmaceuticals developed the patented coagulant technology--microdispersed oxidized cellulose, or "m*doc"--for use in consumer first aid products sold over the counter.