Gelfilm

Gelfilm

 [jel´film]
trademark for absorbable gelatin film, used as an aid in surgical closure and repair of defects in the dura mater and pleura.
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A Gelfilm disc was used to cover the denuded promontory.
Younis: Gelfoam, Gelfilm, paper, and tape have all been used to patch perforations following tube removal, and I don't know if there is any consensus as to whether one is better than another.
At the end of the procedure, a rolled-up Gelfilm splint can be inserted into the surgically widened middle meatus to help keep the space open (figure, D).
Rolled Gelfilm splints were then placed between the middle turbinate and the lateral nasal wall on both sides (figure, C and F).
Gelfilm can be rolled into a multilayered stent and placed in the middle meatus (figure, A).
2] piece of Gelfilm impregnated with an antibiotic ointment.