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Description

Gelostat is a gamma sterile, absorbable, gelatin sponge haemostat, particularly prepared for surgical use. It is a white, water insoluble, non elastic, porous, pliable product which can rapidly control capillary and venous bleeding.

Composition: Absorbable Gelatin Sponge USP


Each carton contains 2
regular sized (80mm X 50
mm X 10 mm)
double enveloped Gelostat

Benefits:

  • Reduces blood loss and saves precious time in the OT .
  • Absorbs 40-50 times of its own weight of blood and fluids.
  • Can be left in situ – high patient comfort.
  • No residue, no encapsulation.
  • Fully biodegradable (4-6 weeks ).
  • Insoluble in water.
  • Easy handling –does not stick to gloves or instruments.
  • Can be cut into any desired size or shape without fragmentation .
  • Dual pouch packing to ensure sterility .
  • GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe ) classification by FDA .

Where to Use

Gelostat Range Area of Application
Gelostat

Gelostat is used in surgical procedures as a haemostatic device to assist in stopping capillary, venous, and arteriolar bleeding when pressure, ligature, and other conventional procedures are either ineffective or impractical. In surgical procedures like:

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolarynological Surgery
  • Malignant Tumor Associated Surgery
  • Genito Urinary Surgery
  • Dental Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
Gelostat Film

Gelostat Film can be used in critical surgeries like:

  • Neuro surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
Gelostat Tampon

Gelostat Tampon can be used in Anorectal Surgery

  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Fistula

How to Use

  • Cut a piece of Gelostat sponge to the desired size depending on the bleeding area.
  • Immerse Gelostat in physiological salt solution or thrombin or antibiotic solution of desired concentration, as required. However, squeeze the soaked sponge before use so that the gelatin sponge regains its original size and shape.
  • Apply Gelostat to the bleeding area for a few seconds, using light pressure with a gauze sponge previously dampened with drops of physiological salt solution.
  • Gauze sponge can be then be easily removed from Gelostat absorbable gelatin sponge.
  • Use suction, if necessary, to hasten haemostasis with the formation of clot. While using suction, interpose gauze compress, previously dampened with physiological saline, between the suction tube & gelatin sponge.
  • Gauze compress can be removed after achieving haemostasis.

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