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Absorbable Gelatin Sponge Summary

Description: Sterile, gelatin-base surgical sponge applied topically as an adjunct to hemostasis when the control of bleeding by conventional procedures is ineffective to reduce capillary ooze or is impractical. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p797)

Also Known As: Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable; Gelaspon; Gelfoam; Absorbable Gelatin Sponges; Gelatin Sponges, Absorbable Show All >>

Networked: 604 relevant articles (29 outcomes, 45 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Absorbable Gelatin Sponge is Relevant

  1. Hemorrhage : 7 outcomes 10 studies in 128 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 92 results
  3. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 18 results
  4. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 38 results
  5. Dry Socket (Alveolar Osteitis) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 8 results
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Drugs Related to Absorbable Gelatin Sponge

  1. Gelatin
  2. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant)
  3. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride)
  4. gelatin film
  5. Thrombin
  6. Ethiodized Oil (Ethiodol)
  7. Polyvinyl Alcohol
  8. Surgicel
  9. Carboplatin (JM8)
  10. Collagen
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Therapies Related to Absorbable Gelatin Sponge

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Microspheres (Microsphere)
  3. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
  4. Nephrectomy
  5. Balloon Occlusion
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