Gelatin Absorbent Sponges
Absorbable Gelatin Sponges. These small, sterile, surgical sponges are prepared from specially treated, purified gelatin solution. Each sponge is a hemostatic device that is capable of absorbing and holding within its meshes many times its weight in whole blood.
Features & Benefits
•Dissolves in a single week
•Several size available
•Seals up bleeding tissue immediately
In oral and dental surgery, gelatin sponges are an aid in providing hemostasis. They may be used either dry or moistened, depending upon conditions present at operation and preference of the surgeon.