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Artiss (Fibrinogen / Thrombin Human) - Summary



ARTISS [Fibrin Sealant], Vapor Heated, Solvent Detergent Treated, (ARTISS) is a two-component fibrin sealant made from pooled human plasma. When combined, the two components, Sealer Protein (Human) and Thrombin (Human), mimic the final stage of the blood coagulation cascade.

ARTISS is indicated to adhere autologous skin grafts to surgically prepared wound beds resulting from burns in adult and pediatric populations.

ARTISS is not indicated for hemostasis.

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Media Articles Related to Artiss (Fibrinogen / Thrombin Human)

Burns (First Aid)
Source: MedicineNet Dehydration Specialty [2015.02.20]
Title: Burns (First Aid)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

MGH team identifies factors predicting infection risk in patients with serious burns
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.09]
Use of clinical, genomic factors to identify those at risk for multiple infections could improve treatment outcomes, reduce antibiotic resistanceA team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)...

Don't Let Burns Mar Your Holidays
Source: MedicineNet Burns Specialty [2014.12.26]
Title: Don't Let Burns Mar Your Holidays
Category: Health News
Created: 12/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study
Source: MedicineNet Fainting Specialty [2014.12.16]
Title: Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

An end to the medicine dropper for eye injuries?
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2015.02.06]
For years, treating scratches and burns to the eyes has usually involved dropping medicine onto the eyes several times a day, sometimes for weeks -- a treatment that lends itself to missed doses and...

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Published Studies Related to Artiss (Fibrinogen / Thrombin Human)

Randomized, controlled, phase 3 study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of fibrin sealant VH S/D 4 s-apr (Artiss) to improve tissue adherence in subjects undergoing rhytidectomy. [2013]
dead space in patients undergoing rhytidectomy... CONCLUSIONS: Adjunct use of FS VH S/D 4 s-apr in rhytidectomy was proven safe in

Human fibrinogen/thrombin-coated collagen patch to control intraoperative severe pulmonary hemorrhage and air leakage after correction of a ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm. [2011.03]
Lung erosion represents a dreadful complication in patients affected by thoracic aortic aneurysms.

Wound healing and the immune response in swine treated with a hemostatic bandage composed of salmon thrombin and fibrinogen. [2009.10]
We investigated the inflammatory response in pigs exposed to salmon fibrinogen/thrombin dressings. Animals were exposed to the material in 3 ways: (a) thrombin and fibrinogen were injected intravenously, (b) dual full-thickness skin lesions were surgically created on the dorsal aspect of the swine and treated with the fibrinogen/thrombin bandage and a commercial bandage or (c) a fibrinogen/thrombin bandage was inserted through an abdominal incision into the peritoneal cavity...

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Clinical Trials Related to Artiss (Fibrinogen / Thrombin Human)

Efficacy and Safety of ARTISS for Flap Adherence in Abdominoplasty [Recruiting]

A Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of ARTISS Human Fibrin Sealant as Used in External Rhinoplasty [Recruiting]
Rhinoplasty (nasal reconstruction i. e. "a nose job") is a surgical procedure performed on the nose to correct a medical problem or change the appearance of the nose. During the healing process, swelling and/or bruising is likely to occur. A drug called ARTISS Fibrin Sealant may or may not lessen these effects. This study is looking to see the effects of ARTISS on adhering tissue and improving wound healing in an external rhinoplasty. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of rhinoplasty using ARTISS compared to rhinoplasty without using ARTISS in patients undergoing rhinoplasty performed through an external approach.

Efficacy and Safety of Fibrin Sealant (FS) VH S/D-APR for Hemostasis and Wound Healing in Endoscopic Browlift [Recruiting]
The primary objective is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Artiss (Fibrin Sealant) in reducing the incidence of early postoperative bruising and swelling.

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Reports of Suspected Artiss (Fibrinogen / Thrombin Human) Side Effects

Drug Ineffective (26)Inflammation (20)FAT Necrosis (20)Haemorrhage (14)Haematoma (14)Swelling (11)Postoperative Wound Infection (8)Wound Dehiscence (8)Infection (3)Bacterial Test Positive (2)more >>

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