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DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-1022396
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Fibrin Gluing in Cardiovascular Surgery

E. Wolner
  • II. Surgical Clinic, Vienna University, Vienna, Austria
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19 March 2008 (online)


Fibrin sealing represents a valuable addition to conventional techniques for stopping diffuse hemorrhage and for joining tissues. In some cases improved wound healing may be achieved. Without doubt the fibrin sealant is of great help to the cardiovascular surgeon, but it obviously does not replace an exact and subtle suturing technique.