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​Thrombin Sealant

Transfusion Medicine

​Alternate Product Names
  • ​Surgiflo
​Indications
  • ​A topical adjunct to hemostasis for control of oozing capillary, venous and arteriolar bleeding when conventional measures to control bleeding are ineffective or impractical (excluding ophthalmic surgery)
​Resource Information

​SURGIFLO® Hemostatic Matrix Product Monograph:

Availability
​RUH​SCH​SPH​Rural
​YesYesYes
​No
Pretransfusion Testing Requirements
  • ​None required
Forms Required

​Saskatoon:

​Notes
  • ​Contains purified human thrombin for application to the surface of bleeding tissue
  • Flowable Gelatin Matrix within the kit provides an environment for platelets to adhere and aggregate within, building on the patient’s natural coagulation cascade
  • Typically used in the surgical setting
  • May be considered as an adjunct for management of epistaxis in select patients with bleeding not controlled by usual measures
  • Absorbed completely in vivo within 4-6 weeks
  • A Transfusion Medicine/Canadian Blood Services chart report is NOT required for product infusion
​Administration
  • ​See product monograph, for topical application only
  • Contains human protein; informed patient consent required for this product

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-68 v5

Last Modified: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 |
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