Markison, President and Chief Executive Officer of King, stated, "We are very pleased to join Vascular Solutions in this strategic alliance, as they have proven expertise in combining our active hemostatic agent, THROMBIN- JMI(R), with a variety of passive hemostatic agents, such as absorbable gelatin sponges
, topical gauze, flowable collagen and flowable gelatin.
The offering of thrombin stand alone and thrombin in conjunction with an absorbable gelatin sponge
such SURGIFLO are two additional building blocks to the one-stop-shop of biological hemostats Omrix and Ethicon are forming, stated Robert Taub, President and Chief Executive Officer of OMRIX Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pursuant to the agreement, King received an exclusive license to market, distribute and sell Gelita's absorbable gelatin sponge in the U.
King plans to begin marketing Gelita's absorbable gelatin sponge in the U.
In various types of surgery, solutions of THROMBIN-JMI([R]) may be used in conjunction with an Absorbable Gelatin Sponge, USP for hemostasis.
More recently a less invasive option for treatment that has emerged is transcatheter embolization utilizing steel coils, liquids (sobutyl-2-cyano-acrylate), absorbable gelatin sponges
, or detachable balloons (7).