Randomized trial of a dry-powder, fibrin sealant in vascular procedures. J Vasc Surg 2015; 62: 1288–1295.

Published: 11th February 2016

Authors: Gupta NY, Chetter I, Hayes P, O-Yurvati AH, Moneta G, Shenov S et al.

Conclusion

The addition of dry powder fibrin sealant to standard gelatin sponge reduced median time to haemostasis from 4 to 2 min in the study of 175 patients (P<0.02). Reductions were even seen in patients taking warfarin, aspirin or both. Adverse events were comparable.

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