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Gelatin-based hemostatic agents for medical and dental application at a glance: a narrative literature review

Irfan, Nining Irfanita and Suwandi, Asrul and Mohd Zubir, Amir Zulhakim and Haris @ Harith, Muhammad Salahuddin and Jaswir, Irwandi and Lestari, Widya (2022) Gelatin-based hemostatic agents for medical and dental application at a glance: a narrative literature review. The Saudi Dental Journal, 34 (8). pp. 699-707. E-ISSN 1013-9052

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Uncontrolled bleeding is linked to higher treatment costs, risk of post-surgical infection and increased disease and death. Hemostatic agents are used to treat excessive bleeding. A good hemostatic agent controls bleeding effectively, reduces the need for blood transfusion, removes the need for systemic drugs to control bleeding, results in shorter surgery time, and reduces the cost and length of hospital stay of the patient. Gelatin-based hemostatic agents have been widely used in medical and dental procedures, owing to their biodegradability and biocompatibility, as well as availability and low cost of raw materials. In this narrative literature review, we discuss the back- ground and different types of gelatin-based hemostatic agents in medical and dental procedures, the comparison of gelatin-based and non-gelatin-based hemostatic agents, and the usage and develop- ment of enhanced or novel gelatin-based hemostatic agents. Gelatin-based hemostatic agents are effective and important part of bleeding control, as evidenced by its wide application in medicine

Item Type: Article (Review)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hemostatic agent; Gelatin; Gelfoam; Gelatin-based hemostats; Floseal
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Department of Fundamental Dental and Medical Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Widya Lestari
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2022 16:12
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2023 13:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/101495

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