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Effective control of hepatic bleeding with a novel collagen-based composite combined with autologous plasma: results of a randomized controlled trial.

Authors
  • Chapman, W C
  • Clavien, P A
  • Fung, J
  • Khanna, A
  • Bonham, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Surgery
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2000
Volume
135
Issue
10
Identifiers
PMID: 11030881
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The experimental composite is more effective at controlling and stopping diffuse hepatic bleeding than a collagen sponge applied with pressure; it may be a useful hemostatic agent for patients undergoing hemihepatectomy, segmental resection, and related surgical procedures.

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