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    Brand: Pfizer

    Pfizer GELFOAM® (ABSORBABLE GELATIN), Size 4, 4 Envel/Bx

    GELFOAM® Sterile Sponge is a medical device intended for application to bleeding surfaces as a hemostatic. It is water insoluble, off-white, non-elastic, porous, pliable product prepared from purified pork skin gelatin USP granules and water for Injection.

    Part Number: 451236033

    Handling:

    • With the hands folded into fists, grasp each flap of the evnelope between the thumb and index finger.
    • With a slow, rolling motion, carefully peel back the envelope sides until the sterile inner envelope is exposed.
    • Employing sterile technique, remove sterile inner envelope and sterile sponge.

    Features and Benefits

    • It may be cut without fraying and is able to absorb and hold within its interstices
    • GELFOAM Sterile Sponge has hemostatic properties
    • When not used in excessive amounts, GELFOAM is absorbed completely, with little tissue reaction
    • GELFOAM Sterile Sponge, used dry or saturated with sterile sodium chloride solution, is indicated in surgical procedures as a hemostatic device, when control of capillary, venous, and arteriolar bleeding by pressure, ligature, and other conventional procedures is either ineffective or impractical.

    Package contains:

    • 4 envelops of Pfizer GELFOAM® (ABSORBABLE GELATIN), Size 4
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