It may be topically applied directly to the bleeding site or in conjunction with an absorbable gelatin sponge
. It can also be stored at room temperature and is convenient for lengthy surgeries as it is stable at room temperature for up to 24 hours after reconsti-tution.
Superselective embolisations of the left occipital artery, superficial temporal artery and middle meningeal artery were taken with absorbable gelatin sponge
Evithrom is applied to the surface of bleeding tissue and can be used with an absorbable gelatin sponge
Venous bleeding or oozing from the uterine incision that is unresponsive to suturing can often be contained by placing a piece of absorbable gelatin sponge
(Gelfoam; Pfizer, New York City) over the bleeding site.
The use of fibrin glue was precluded by the family's religious beliefs, so the oval window niche and middle ear were filled with absorbable gelatin sponge
to support the reduction.
The approved indication for the fibrin sealant is for use with an absorbable gelatin sponge
; it is the first spray-dried fibrin sealant approved by the FDA, according to its statement.