Fibrin Gluing: A Valid Aid in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

  • P. Fundarò
  • A. R. Velardi
  • C. Santoli
Conference paper


During the past 2½ years, in 96 patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery, fibrin adhesive was used 112 times. The indications were:
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    prophylactic sealing of potential sources of bleeding and

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    topical hemostasis (control of bleeding sites dangerous or difficult to suture).


Key words

Coronary artery bypass surgery fibrin adhesive 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Fundarò
  • A. R. Velardi
  • C. Santoli

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