Sealant Haemostasis in Cardiac Surgery: A Test Case for Fibrin Sealant (Tissucol/Tisseel)

  • J. G. Vincent
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The clinical application of Tissucol on collagen felt is proven to be efficient for arterial or venous bleeding control. In addition to this experience, a piece of oxycellulosis fabric was used to cover the Tissucol collagen felt on the outside, in order to provide a smooth, non-adhesive external surface and to enhance the sealing effect towards the bleeding site.

Key words

Tissucol collagen felt oxycellulosis surgical haemostasis 


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