absorbable gelatin sponge


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sponge

 [spunj]
a porous, absorbent mass, as a pad of gauze or cotton surrounded by gauze, or the elastic fibrous skeleton of certain species of marine animals.
absorbable gelatin sponge a sterile, absorbable, water-insoluble, gelatin-base material used in the control of bleeding.

ab·sorb·a·ble gel·a·tin sponge

a sterile, absorbable, water-insoluble, gelatin-based sponge, used to control capillary bleeding in surgical operations; it is left in situ and absorbed within 4-6 weeks.

ab·sorb·a·ble gel·a·tin sponge

(ăb-sōrbă-bĕl jelă-tin spŭnj)
A sterile, absorbable, water-insoluble, gelatin-based sponge, used to control capillary bleeding in surgical operations; it is left in situ and absorbed within 4-6 weeks.
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all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS Organisation established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978), any integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014 (collectively hereafter referred to as Participating Authorities~) where applicable.Main Products are as follows:LOT ONE (1)- Absorbable Haemostatic Gauze Dressings (AHGD)LOT TWO (2)- Absorbable Gelatin Sponge Dressings (AGSD)
Tenders are invited for Surgical Item: Absorbable Gelatin Sponge IP 66 80 mm x 50mm x 10mm should be sterlized