SURGISPON® may be used in oral surgery, dry or saturated with thrombin solution to control bleeding in extractions and apicenctomics especially in patients with a tendency to bleed extensively.
SURGISPON® moistened with physiological salt solution or thrombin solution stops bleeding from tumor beds after section or from tumor beds after enucleation.
SURGISPON® may be used dry, saturated with physiological salt solution or with thrombin solution. It is highly effective in stopping bleeding of the denuded visceral surfaces especially of the gall bladder, liver and spleen.
SURGISPON® moistened with physiological salt solution or thrombin solution, can be used to control bleeding from bone tissue. It does not interfere with healing process and is readily absorbed.
SURGISPON® moistened with thrombin solution is effective in repairing torn Dural venous sinuses to which ligatures can not or should not be applied, in stopping oozing from the dura under edges of the bone flap, in controlling bleeding in herniated disc operations, in osseous bleeding and epidural bleeding in laminectomy.
SURGISPON® embedded nephrotomy incisions control the bleeding without interfering with the healing process. Urinary wetting will not prevent absorption of the gelatin sponge. It will control hemorrhage following suprapublic prostatectomy and retrobubic prostatectomy.
SURGISPON® is effective and well tolerated as a haemostatic dressing for the control of anal bleeding during plastic repair of an imperforate anus, and following hemorrhoidectomy and fistula operations.
SURGISPON® of inestimable value in controlling bleeding during veginal plastic operations, extensive pelvic dissections, cervical amputation and biopsy and secondary bleeding after abdominal hysterectomy. It is not to be used menorrehagia or to control post-partum bleeding.
SURGISPON® saturated with physiological salt solution eliminates post operative bleeding in sub mucous resections. Strip of SURGISPON® placed in the nose and held for a few seconds will prevent bleeding following removal of nasal polyps. The same procedure can be utilized to control bleeding following sinus operations, adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy. The gel packing will disappear in approx. five days.