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Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable
Tree Number(s)
E07.858.740.300
Unique ID
D005781
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005781
Scope Note
Sterile, gelatin-base surgical sponge applied topically as an adjunct to hemostasis when the control of bleeding by conventional procedures is ineffective to reduce capillary ooze or is impractical. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p797)
Entry Term(s)
Gelaspon
Gelfoam
Pharm Action
Hemostatics
Public MeSH Note
78; was GELFOAM 1973-77, was GELFOAM see under HEMOSTATICS 1963-72
Online Note
use GELATIN SPONGE, ABSORBABLE to search GELFOAM 1966-77 (as Prov 1966-72)
History Note
78; was GELFOAM 1964-77 (Prov 1964-72), was GELFOAM see under HEMOSTATICS 1963-72
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable Preferred
Gelfoam Narrower
Gelaspon Narrower
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