Hemostatic Agents in Surgical Oncology

  • Sergio Sandrucci
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


A wide variety of hemostatic agents and sealants have been developed as surgical tools, of which the uses now range beyond their namesake. According to FDA regulations, an hemostatic agent is defined as a device intended to produce hemostasis by accelerating the clotting process of blood. Broadly these agents can be thought of as topical hemostats, fibrin sealants, matrix hemostats and fibrin-coated collagen patch.


Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Fibrin Glue Fibrin Sealant Fibrin Clot Seroma Formation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Sandrucci
    • 1
  1. 1.Surgical Oncology UnitS. Giovanni Battista University HospitalTurinItaly

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