Treatment of epistaxis with porcine stripped packing

B. B. Heywood, R. B. Davis, A. J. Yonkers

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Abstract

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
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1976

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