Treatment of Complicated Cases in Pediatric Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Using Fibrin Sealant (Tissucol/Tisseel)

  • I. Smólska
  • M. A. Karolczak
Conference paper


Ten patients after cardiovascular and thoracic surgery were treated using two-component fibrin sealant with good effect as the life-saving method. It was possible to reduce the hospitalization period in cases of fistula complications as compared with nonglued defects.

Key words

Pediatric surgery fibrin sealant tracheal fistula esophageal leak intraoperative bleeding 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

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  • I. Smólska
  • M. A. Karolczak

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