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Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable
MeSH HeadingGelatin Sponge, Absorbable
Tree NumberE07.858.740.300
AnnotationD25-26 qualif
Scope NoteSterile, gelatin-base surgical sponge applied topically as an adjunct to hemostasis when the control of bleeding by conventional procedures is ineffective to reduce capillary ooze or is impractical. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p797)
Entry TermGelaspon
Entry TermGelfoam
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AN CH CL CS CT DU EC HI IP ME PD PK PO RE SD ST TO TU
Pharm. ActionHemostatics
Online Noteuse GELATIN SPONGE, ABSORBABLE to search GELFOAM 1966-77 (as Prov 1966-72)
History Note78; was GELFOAM 1964-77 (Prov 1964-72), was GELFOAM see under HEMOSTATICS 1963-72
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD005781


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Equipment and Supplies [E07]
   Surgical Equipment [E07.858]
      Surgical Sponges [E07.858.740]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeGelatin Sponge, Absorbable [E07.858.740.300]

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