Surgicel


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Surgicel

 [sur´jĭ-sel]
trademark for an absorbable knitted fabric prepared by controlled oxidation of cellulose; used as a hemostatic covering for surgical wounds to control hemorrhage when other conventional methods are impractical or ineffective.
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For instance, in June 2017, Ethicon LLC-a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson-received FDA approval for Surgicel powder absorbable hemostat comprising oxidized regenerated cellulose.
After the discectomy procedure and before the closure, in Group A (n=15), 1 mg morphine-impregnated absorbable cellulose haemostat material (Surgicel ([R])) placed over the dura was used.
Whenever needed, the defect was covered with oxidized cellulose (Surgicel, Ethicon Inc., Somerville, NJ, USA).
Participants were randomly assigned to receive either Celox[TM] or Surgicel [??] in their extraction sockets.
A cellulose hemostatic product (Surgicel, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Cincinnati, OH, USA) was applied to the hemorrhaging bone, and the skin incision was opposed (PDS 6-0; Ethicon Endo-Surgery).
SURGICEL Powder Absorbable Hemostat is used in surgical procedures to efficiently and effectively control broad-surface oozing.
Placement of 0.5% bupivacaine-soaked Surgicel inthe gallbladder bed is effective for pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Meticulous inspection of the allograft failed to identify a primary bleeding source, but hemostasis was achieved with a combination of electrocautery and topical hemostatics (Surgicel Original Hemostat, Surgicel Fibrillar Hemostat).
It is controlled with direct pressure applied for several minutes, the use of processed gelatin (Gelfoam) or cellulose (Surgicel), sparing use of silver nitrate, or placement of a polyglycolic acid (Vicryl) 5-0 suture.