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​Fibrin Sealant

Transfusion Medicine

​Alternate Product Names
  • ​Tisseel
  • Evicel
​Indications
  • ​Used as an adjunct to achieve hemostasis in patients undergoing surgery, when control of bleeding by conventional surgical techniques is ineffective or impractical; to seal or glue tissue; and to support wound healing
​Resource Information

​Product Monographs:

Size/Volume Available
  • Volumes Available:
    • Tisseel:  2mL and 4 mL (for limited indications only)  
    • Evicel: 1 mL, 2 mL, 5 mL
Availability
​Product Size
​RUH​SCH​SPH​Rural
1 mL​ Evicel
​Yes​Yes​Yes​No
​2 mL Evicel
​Yes​Yes​Yes​No
5 mL Evicel
​Yes​No​No
​No
​2 mL Tisseel
​Yes
Yes​No​​No
​4 mL Tisseel
​Yes
​No
​No
​No
Pretransfusion Testing Requirements
  • ​None required
Forms Required

​Saskatoon:

Ordering
  • Indicate volume required
  • Requests outside of usual approved indications may require discussion with the on-call Transfusion Medicine Physician
​Notes
  • ​A Transfusion Medicine chart report is NOT required for product infusion
  • Product is stored frozen
​Administration
  • ​See product monograph for details
  • Must be thawed at 37oC (for no more than 10 minutes), and at this temperature prior to application
  • Application device included with product
  • For TOPICAL use only. NOT for intravascular injection
  • Contains human protein; informed patient consent required for this product

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-59 v6

Last Modified: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 |
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