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European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 139–143 | Cite as

The use of sprayed fibrin glue for face lifts

  • D. Marchac
  • E. Pugash
  • D. Gault
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Summary

The use of a fibrin and thrombin tissue glue administered in aerosol form has been evaluated in 65 patients undergoing a face lift. In 55 cases the glue was applied to the undermined areas bilaterally, and appeared to decrease postoperative oedema and bruising. In a further 10 cases the adhesive was used on one side only. In 5 of these patients there was no difference between the two sides, while in 5 cases the glued side was judged superior. With this technique drains and dressings are not necessary in the postoperative period and patients find this especially convenient.

Key words

Facelift Biological glue Fibrin glue 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Marchac
    • 1
  • E. Pugash
    • 1
  • D. Gault
    • 1
  1. 1.ParisFrance

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