Comparison of sternal intramedullary bleeding prevention strategies in cardiac surgery


Tavlasoglu M., Durukan A. B. , Kurkluoglu M., Guler A., Arslan Z., Sahin M. A. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.43, no.5, pp.695-699, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1207-9
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.695-699
  • Keywords: Sternum, hemorrhage, electrocoagulation, cellulose, oxidized, bone wax, LOCAL AGENTS, HEMOSTAT, COLLAGEN, SURGICEL
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: Sternal intramedullary bleeding is an important contributor to postcardiac surgery hemorrhage. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of bone wax, oxidized regenerated cellulose, and electrocoagulation on sternal intramedullary hemostatic control.