Treatment of epistaxis with porcine stripped packing

Barbara M Heywood, R. B. Davis, Anthony James Yonkers

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The authors have studied a group of patients with marked thrombocytopenia who were treated with porcine packing and whose epistaxis quickly subsided. In vitro studies of blood coagulation confirmed that porcine tissue appears to accelerate coagulation and to act as a platelet substitute.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-260
Number of pages6
JournalTransactions of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
Volume82
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1976

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Epistaxis
Swine
Blood Coagulation
Thrombocytopenia
Blood Platelets
Therapeutics
In Vitro Techniques

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Treatment of epistaxis with porcine stripped packing. / Heywood, Barbara M; Davis, R. B.; Yonkers, Anthony James.

In: Transactions of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, Vol. 82, No. 2, 01.12.1976, p. 255-260.

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Heywood, Barbara M ; Davis, R. B. ; Yonkers, Anthony James. / Treatment of epistaxis with porcine stripped packing. In: Transactions of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. 1976 ; Vol. 82, No. 2. pp. 255-260.
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